Indian Army on Friday killed several Pakistani soldiers and destroyed their four bunkers in response to heavy shelling in Shahpur Kirni sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. According to reports, Pakistan had resorted to heavy shelling in the area in which a Jammu and Kashmir police SPO sustained injuries.
Following the provocation, Army retaliated and destroyed four bunkers in the firing that continued till late Friday night. Earlier, Pakistan forces fired mortar shells on Indian security posts as well as the residential area. Several houses were also damaged due to the unprovoked shelling by Pakistan.
The tension on the border between India and Pakistan has been high since the Balakot strike in response to the February 14 Pulwama attack, in which over 40 CRPF soldiers were killed. Read More