A day after an Indian soldier’s body was found in mutilated state, armed forces today launched a massive assault on Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC). After his body was found along with two others , the army had vowed “heavy retribution”. Yesterday, a soldier was beheaded and two others were also killed by Pakistani forces who had crossed over at Machil. The incident had come after three weeks, after another soldier was beheaded not far from the spot in Machil.
As per the ‘NDTV’ report, the armed forces are using 120 mm heavy mortars and machine guns in the attack on Pakistani army posts.Three soldiers were attacked while they were on a patrol in the Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir by the Border Action Team of the Pakistan army. In this sector, Indian posts are closer to Pakistan. Thick forests and rugged terrain gives advantage to intruders.
In October, the body of 27-year-old Sepoy Mandeep Singh was also mutilated by the miscreants before they ran back into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Pakistan have continuously violated ceasefire since the surgical strike carried out by the Indian armed forces on September 29 on terrorist camps in PoK. India had carried out the strike following the Uri attack by terrorists in which 19 Indian soldiers were martyred, creating anger among the people of the country. The army after the attack had said it it reserved the right to respond to any cross-border terror attack.
Early in the morning, Pakistan had violated ceasefire in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sector of the Jammu and Kashmir.