Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday directed troops to “effectively” answer to a shooting by India across the Line of Control (LoC) after the death of seven Pakistani soldiers.
“The army chief was in Jhelum near Rawalpindi to attend the funeral prayers of the dead soldiers,” according to the army spokesman.
He was presented a briefing by the senior commanders about the latest position on the LoC.
General Raheel said, “on the occasion that army will continue to respond effectively and it ordered that it should leave no stone unturned to defend motherland”.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that “Pakistan responded effectively to the Indian fire and it would have surely killed Indian troops.”
He claimed that India was covering its losses on the LoC.