Indian Army Launches Major Offensive On Pak Terror Launchpads In PoJK

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JAMMU & KASHMIR (Indian Union Territory): The Indian Army on Sunday destroyed four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), killing at least four Pakistani soldiers about 10 terrorists, in a counter-attack launched against the ceasefire violation that killed two soldiers and a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir.

As per sources, the four terror launch pads were located in Neelam Valley opposite the Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani Army posts were also hit in the artillery gun attack launched by Indian Army that has resulted in more injuries on the enemy’s side.

An Army source said the attacks upon the terror launch pads were in retaliation to the support provided by Pakistan Army to push terrorists into Indian territory.


Army has used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps.

Army sources said the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector, which was an attempt to push in terrorists into India under covering fire, was reported on the intervening night of 19 and 20 October.

As a result, calibrated escalation of area weapons was undertaken by the Indian side in which terrorist launch pads, Pakistani Army posts giving incidental protection to these launch pads and certain gun positions were hit,” said sources.

Civilian areas in Ghundhishat village in Tangdhar were also hit by the Pakistan Army’s artillery firing on Saturday night.


The deceased Indian civilian has been identified as Mohammed Sadiq, 55. The three injured civilians have been identified as Mohammed Maqbool, 70, Mohammed Shafi, 50, and Yusuf Hamid, 22.

As is the norm, the Pakistani side initially tried to hide the incidents:

Eventually, the Pakistan Army admitted the attack carried out by the Indian Army in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Sunday and said one of their soldiers and three civilians were killed.

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir have been at an all-time high in the past five years in 2019, as had been reported by IANS earlier. The total number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan till October 2019 have crossed the 2,300 mark.


In the entire calendar year of 2018, the total number of ceasefire violations had been recorded at 1,629.


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