COAS dares India to own its military casualties
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has challenged Indian forces to release the details of the soldiers and other personnel killed by Pakistan Army in retaliation to India’s ceasefire violations across Line of Control (LoC), ARY News reported.
The Army Chief, during an informal discussion with journalists, said Pakistan Army killed eleven Indian soldiers the day seven soldiers were martyred by unprovoked firing at the Line of Control.
General Sharif revealed that around 45 Indian soldiers have been killed since the recent war hysteria erupted between the two countries.
He said that Pakistan openly acknowledges its martyrs and their sacrifices, while the Indian Army does not provide any details and hides the death and loss of its soldiers.
Furthermore, he said that the claims of surgical strike on Pakistan proved to be false, and the Indian Prime Minister had realised that the policy of aggression will yield no results.
He said that the Pakistan Army has the sacred responsibility of defending the security and integrity of the country, and had made huge strides in this regard.
The Army Chief expressed satisfaction over the successful ‘Raad-ul-Barq’ military exercise held in Khairpur Tamewali, district Bhawalpur.