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Armed forces on high alert along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Armed forces of Pakistan are on high alert along the Line of Control (LoC) and ready for any eventuality, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

As per statement released by the military’s media wing, here today, troops of Pakistan Army are on high alert along the LoC to deal with any Indian aggression.

Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy are also on high alert, it added.

The ISPR said “During the last 48 hours, Indian troops have resorted to increased ceasefire violations in Kotli, Khuiratta and Tatta Pani Sectors along LoC, Pakistan Army troops have been responding effectively.”

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Citizens were also advised not to believe on rumours that are making rounds on the social media about martyrdom of four Pakistani citizens and injuries to two others.

The soaring tensions reached a new height between the two neighbouring countries as two fighter jets of Indian Air Force were shot down by Pakistan Air Force in bright day light on Wednesday.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said the military action from Pakistan was a demonstration of its defense capability as a reaction towards violation of Line of Control by Indian fighter jets on Feb 26.



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