In a retaliatory action, the Indian army on Monday targeted a administrative headquarters of the Pakistan army along LoC at Pak occupied Kashmir (POK). Long range heavy caliber weapons were used by the Indian army to hit the base that is situated 9 kilometers from the LoC. Heavy casualties were inflicted by the attack and a number of Pakistani soldiers died, as per the reports.
There was panic among Pakistan army after their Administrative Headquarters was hit and went up in flames. Number of Pakistani troops saved their lives by rushing out while several were believed to be killed and injured. Reports indicated that major part of Pakistan army’s Administrative Headquarters caught fire after being hit by the shells, which directly fell on the target.
This action from Indian army came as a retaliation of Pakistani army’s unprovoked shelling in J&K’s Poonch and Jhallas on October 23rd. In an unprovoked attack on October 23, Pakistan Army hit Indian Army’s brigade headquarters with a 105/106 mm shells setting the store shelter on fire in the border Poonch district inside the Jammu division. The ceasefire violation by Pakistan began around 10.35 am with Pakistan hitting the Indian side with RPG and small arms. One of the shells landed in a store shelter setting fire to it.
Pakistan’s shelling came just two days after an Indian Army patrol team was ambushed by a group of heavily armed Pakistani soldiers who intruded near the Line of Control (LoC) in Sundarbani sector of Jammu & Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday. Three Indian soldiers were killed and one seriously injured in the attack that was carried out at 1.45 pm yesterday.
The attack was carried out by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT). As per reports, Pakistani intruders carried out the attack 50 metres inside the Indian Territory and ambushed the border patrol unit. Two Pakistani intruders were killed in retaliatory fire by Indian forces.
The Indian army’s action on Monday is being considered India’s most significant military answer to Pakistan, after Surgical strikes that were carried out to in 2016.