Indian Army is prepared to deal with any misadventure from across the LoC: GOC 15 Corps
Yesterday, Pakistani troops fired on forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri district, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.
New Delhi: One of Indian Army's top commander in Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday, assured the nation of the preparedness of his forces to deal with any misadventure from across the LoC.
Lt Gen Satish Dua, GOC 15 Corps, said, “Indian army is prepared to deal with any misadventure from across the LoC.”
On the surgical strikes carried out Indian Army special forces, Lt Gen Dua said, “Appropriate authorities have given out their opinion,I obviously don't have any different point of view.”
Ever since the surgical strike on Sep 29, Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire a number of times but the Indian Army has also given a strong response to such acts of aggression.
Yesterday, Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortar bombs on forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri district, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.
"There was ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district", a Defence Spokesman said.
Pakistani troops fired 82 mm mortar bombs, used small and automatic weapons in the firing on forward Indian posts in Laam Battalion area in Naushera from 2030 hours to 0130 hours, the spokesman said.
Indian troops guarding the LoC retaliated, he said, adding no one was injured in the ceasefire violation.
Few rounds were also fired in Naushera sector late last night.