Nine soldiers killed in clashes along LoC, admits Indian army chief

06 Feb, 2018 2:25 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat has on Tuesday admitted that nine Indian soldiers were killed in recent clash with the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC).

According to Indian media reports, Bipin Rawat said that the Pak Army is “suffering three to four times the number of casualties compared to us”.

He further said that these long and bloody tit-for-tat fire assaults across the border, with even light artillery guns, heavy mortars and anti-tank guided missiles often coming into play from both the sides, are not going to ebb anytime soon.

According to Indian newspapers Times of India, the deadly war of attrition between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary has taken a sharp turn for the worse ever since the “surgical strikes” of September, 2016.


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