Pakistan's armed forces on high alert, ready for any eventuality: ISPR

Published February 28, 2019
Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy are also fully alert, military's media wing says in situation update. — DawnNewsTV
Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy are also fully alert, military's media wing says in situation update. — DawnNewsTV

The military's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), issued a situation update on Thursday to notify that "Pakistan Army troops are at high alert along the Line of Control (LoC) with all required safeguards along Eastern Border in place to thwart any Indian aggression".

Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy are also fully alert, the ISPR conveyed in its statement.

"During the last 48 hours, Indian troops have resorted to increased ceasefire violations in Kotli, Khuiratta and Tatta Pani Sectors along LoC. Pakistan Army troops responding effectively," the statement added.

"Reports of casualties to Indian forces and damage to Indian posts. Indian deliberate firing on civilians has resulted in martyrdom of four citizens and two [citizens] injured."

"Pakistan's armed forces are in a state of readiness for all eventualities," the statement added.

"The public to stay mindful of rumour mills and stay responsible in the use of social media," it cautioned.

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