A day after 3 Indian soldiers were killed and body of one of them being mutilated in a cross-LoC attack, Indian Army on Wednesday has launched a counter offensive against Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC), as per the media reports.
The offensive comes hours after the Indian Army vowed ‘heavy retribution’ to the attack on its soldiers, said the PTI report.
Commenting on the development, Brigadier, Northern Command, S Gotra said, India Army launched a counter offensive along the LoC in retaliation to Tuesday's offensive in Machhil sector of Kashmir.
Defence PRO Manish Mehta also said that, Indian Army posts are responding strongly and giving a befitting reply.
Pakistan Army also fired at Indian posts along the LoC in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sectors, added the media reports.
The ambush on the army patrol took place in Machhil sector of Kashmir, following which the Indian Army vowed heavy ‘retribution’.
The Northern Command spokesman had on Tuesday tweeted, “3 soldiers killed in action on LC (Line of Control) in Machhal. Body of one soldier mutilated.” He said the “retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act.”