New Delhi: In the retaliatory fire against Pakistan’s attack on civilian areas and Indian Army’s forward posts, at least five to six Pakistan Army
personnel have been killed opposite the Rajouri sector in the last 10 days.Also Read - IND vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Hints India vs South Africa 1st ODI: Captain, Vice-Captain, Playing 11s For Today's India vs South Africa ODI, Injury And Team News of Match at Boland Park, Paarl at 2.00 PM IST January 19 Wednesday

“When the Pakistanis started attacking our civilian areas, artillery guns were deployed on the Line of Control and fired in direct fire mode on some of the
Pakistani positions in the Rajouri sector,” Army sources said here. Also Read - SA vs Ind: Kagiso Rabada Rested for the ODI Series Against India

“After the firing incidents, we have gathered information from our sources and interception of their communication that they have lost at least five to six Army soldiers in our action,” they said. Also Read - Travelling to India From UAE? Follow These Updated Travel Guidelines

India had deployed the Bofors 155 mm 52 caliber guns in the direct fire mode which causes major damage to bunkers of the adversaries.

Pakistan has increased the ceasefire violations along the Line of Control after the air strike by Indian Air Force on February 26 on Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp.

The Indian Army had used the Bofors guns in direct fire mode in the Kargil war also against Pakistani positions created on the hilltops and destroyed them to clear the way for ground troops to capture them.