8 Indian soldiers dead bodies including a Captain received at Kashmir hospital

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8 Indian soldiers dead bodies including a Captain received at Kashmir hospital

ISLAMABAD - Eight Indian soldiers were killed during cross-border shelling between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control.

The deaths and injuries were confirmed by a doctor at the Rajouri hospital, Dr Rajeev Triparti, in a tweet posted on Saturday. He said the deceased and injured were brought to the Rajouri hospital.

A screenshot of Dr Rajiv Triparthi’s tweet.

Dr Rajeev’s Twitter account, however, was shut down soon after his tweet.

He said the injured were from the Indian Army and paramilitary force.

Two Pakistan Army soldiers were among four people killed after Indian forces opened fire along the LoC in Kashmir Saturday morning. Three people were also injured in the attack.

According to the ISPR, Indian forces have been targeting civilian installations in Azad Kashmir. In the Nakyal sector, firing and heavy shelling by the Indian side resulted in the deaths of two Pakistan Army soldiers.