BAGHDAD The Pakistani army announced the death of three of its members and wounding a fourth, as a result of shelling from the Indian side in Kashmir, was not preceded by any Pakistani provocation.
The Raulkut district of the Pakistani section of Kashmir was the target of an Indian bombardment, and Pakistani forces responded effectively to the fire, with no reports from the Indian side claiming casualties.
Relations between India and Pakistan are strained over the attack on a convoy of Indian security men on Feb. 14 in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The incident, claimed by the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group in Pakistan, killed 45 people.
On 26, Indian warplanes bombarded Jaish-e-Mohammad camps in Pakistani Kashmir, prompting Pakistani warplanes to strike military positions in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Both sides announced downing a plane to the second party and an Indian pilot was captured by the Pakistanis who were released on March 1 with a gesture of good faith and a call for peace.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency