3 Indian Soldiers Die in Cross Border Firing from Pakistan
Published on Nov 9, 2016
India says it has lost three soldiers in cross border firing from Pakistan. The Indian army says the soldiers were killed in Kashmir. One of them was killed after coming under sniper fire in Machhal sector on Wednesday and two others were killed in in Naushera sector. The army statement added that its troops retaliated by targeting the Pakistan army posts in the disputed region. The latest exchanges of fire come as tensions between the two rivals soar. Tensions between the neighboring countries have been on the rise since September when 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on an Indian army base.