ISLAMABAD, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani forces have destroyed two Indian posts and killed four soldiers in retaliation for the killing of five Pakistani civilians in Indian shelling, the military said early Monday.
The Foreign Ministry said Sunday that Indian troops killed five civilians in "unprovoked firing" along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region.
"Pakistan Army befittingly responded on July 9th causing substantial losses to men and material. Two Indian Army posts firing on innocent civilians have been destroyed. Four Indian soldiers killed," the army said.
"Pakistan Army shall protect civil population against unprovoked Indian aggression at all cost," a statement from the army's Inter-Services Public Relations said.
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