Pakistan soldier martyred in firing by India

Published September 27, 2020
A picture of Naik Dilfraz, who was martyred during an exchange of fire with Indian forces along the Line of Control. — ISPR
A picture of Naik Dilfraz, who was martyred during an exchange of fire with Indian forces along the Line of Control. — ISPR

KARACHI: A Pakistani soldier was martyred during an exchange of fire with Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the military announced on Saturday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC in Kotkotera sector.

Pakistan army responded befittingly to the Indian provocation, causing substantial damage to the Indian post in men and material.

The ISPR said that during the intense exchange of fire Naik Dilfraz, 34, a resident of Panjkot village in Muzaffarabad, embraced shahadat, fighting valiantly in the line of duty.

Published in Dawn, September 27th, 2020

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