28/10/2016 2:26 PM IST | Updated 28/10/2016 2:47 PM IST

India Kills 15 Pakistani Soldiers In Response To Ceasefire Violations

Pakistani troops are currently attacking Indian villages near the LoC.

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Following the violation of ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan, India today claimed that Border Security Force (BSF) personnel had killed around 15 Pakistani soldiers.

According to ANI, the BSF spokesperson said that Pakistan had violated the ceasefire at 1130 hrs on Friday in Balakot sector of Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, "using small arms, automatics, 82 and 120 mm mortars."

According to PTI, Pakistani troops are currently pounding border hamlets with heavy mortar shells to target the civilian population near the border.

(More details awaited)

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