Srinagar: Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday claimed that 11 Indian soldiers were killed on 14 November after Pakistan Army ‘responded to unprovoked firing’, Pakistan daily Dawn reported.
Pakistan Army confirmed on 14 November that seven of its soldiers were killed in the Bhimber sector of the Line of Control (LoC).
“The Indian army should man up and accept their losses,” the daily quoted Sharif to have said.
He also said that unlike the Indian army, the Pakistan Army accepts and owns its casualties, the daily reported.
Pakistan and India have, most recently, locked horns over Kashmir since Indian forces stepped up a crackdown against protesters after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by government forces in July, the report said.