Salute To The Indian Soldiers:2016 Indian Line of Control strike!'s image

Salute To The Indian Soldiers:2016 Indian Line of Control strike!

You have never lived until you have almost died,

and for those who choose to fight,

Life has a special flavor,

the protected will never know

—Capt R Subramanium, Kirti Chakra

On the 29th of Sept. 2016, our country had said that it conducted surgical strikes against militant launch pads across the LoC in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, and inflicted "significant casualties". 

Indian had media conveying the casualty figures variously from 35 to 70.

Howsoever, Pakistan rejected India's claim and instead claimed that Indian troops did not cross the Line of Control and had only skirmished with Pakistani troops at the border, resulting in the deaths of two Pakistani soldiers and nine wounded.

Pakistani sources claimed that around 8 Indian soldiers were killed in the exchange, and one was captured.

Later on, it was confirmed that one of its soldiers was in Pakistani custody but denied that it was linked to the incident or that any of its soldiers had been killed.

Earlier that month, 4 militants had attacked the Indian army at URI on the 18th of Sept. in Jammu and Kashmir has killed 19 soldiers in a row. India's announcement of the claimed raid on this day of 29th Sept. marking the first time that the govt. had publicly acknowledged its forces crossing the LoC, amidst skepticism and disputing accounts howsoever.


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