Seven people have died as a consequence of a ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army at the Line of Control (LoC) in North Kashmir’s Baramulla, journalist Aditya Raj Kaul has reported. Official confirmation of the same is awaited but the journalist has reported that the deceased include 3 civilians, 3 Amy men and one from the Border Security Force (BSF).
Horrific news coming from LoC at Uri in North Kashmir’s Baramulla. 7 brutal deaths reported in Pakistan Army firing during their ceasefire violation. 3 civilians, 3 Army personnel and 1 BSF Jawan. Official confirmation is awaited. Some photographs I received are just so brutal.— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) November 13, 2020
The official handle of the BSF on Twitter said that at 1.15 pm on the 13th of November, SI Rakesh Doval deployed at Baramulla passed away due to ceasefire violation by Pakistan. Aditya Raj Kaul said that he had sustained an injury to his head at about 12.20 pm. At the time, the ceasefire violation by Pakistan was still underway.
On 13 Nov 2020 at 1315 hrs, SI Rakesh Doval of BSF Arty Regiment deployed along LoC in Baramulla, Kashmir laid down his life in line of duty while Pak forces resorted to Cease Fire Violation. DG BSF & all ranks of BSF salute his supreme sacrifice in service of nation.#JaiHind pic.twitter.com/oD981bfSeD— BSF (@BSF_India) November 13, 2020
India retaliates, destroys Pakistan Army bunkers, fuel dumps and launch pads
Now, visuals have emerged where one can see the massive damage inflicted by India on Pakistan in retaliation of the ceasefire violation by the latter.
ANI reported a visual where India was seen destroying Pakistan army bunkers, fuel dumps and launch pads.
#WATCH | 7-8 Pakistan Army soldiers killed, 10-12 injured in the retaliatory firing by Indian Army in which a large number of Pakistan Army bunkers, fuel dumps, and launch pads have also been destroyed: Indian Army Sources pic.twitter.com/q3xoQ8F4tD— ANI (@ANI) November 13, 2020
ANI has also reported that at least 7-8 Pakistani soldiers have been killed in Indian retaliation and as many as 10-12 soldiers have been injured.
This is a developing situation and the report will be updated with more information as and when received. There are reports of more injuries and deaths but we await confirmation of the same.