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Full freedom given to commanders to retaliate Pak action along LoC: Army sources

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Full freedom has been given to locals commanders of the along the in and to effectively retaliate any act of violence by Pakistani troops, sources said today.

They said the has been inflicting heavy casualties to Pakistani troops while replying to Pakistani shelling along the LoC in the last few weeks.

The local commanders now have been given full freedom to retaliate to any Pakistani misadventure, the army sources said, adding the Army is resorting to coordinated fire assaults in replying to any Pakistani shelling along the LoC.

Following the attack on the Sunjuwan military station in Jammu, warning had said the neighbouring country "will pay for its misadventure".

Six Army personnel and a civilian were killed in the terrorist attack on the Sunjuwan military station. The attack on the camp came days after four Army men were killed in Pakistani firing in Rajouri district of and

On his return from a three-day trip to Nepal, Army Chief Gen. was today given a detailed briefing about the situation in and

The Army sources claimed that a total of 20 personnel were killed this year while the number was 138 in 2017.

The sources said senior commanders of Army have been frequently visiting Pakistani posts in the last few weeks in the wake of aggressive response by to Pakistani actions.

They said has increased the alert levels at all its posts along the LoC due to Indian actions.

"We are inflicting heavy pain on Pakistani side," said an

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:10 IST