Pakistan's armed forces on high alert: DG ISPR

Pakistan's armed forces on high alert: DG ISPR

Islamabad (Agencies): Pakistan’s armed forces are on high alert and ready for any eventuality, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday.

"Pakistan Army troops are at high alert along the Line of Control (LoC) with all required safeguards along Eastern Border in place to thwart any Indian aggression," the military's media wing said in a statement. Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy are also fully alert, the ISPR conveyed in its statement.

"During the last 48 hours, Indian troops have resorted to increased ceasefire violations in Kotli, Khuiratta and Tatta Pani Sectors along LoC. Pakistan Army troops responding effectively," the statement added.

"Reports of casualties to Indian forces and damage to Indian posts. Indian deliberate firing on civilians has resulted in martyrdom of four citizens and two [citizens] injured."

"Pakistan's armed forces are in a state of readiness for all eventualities," the statement added.

"The public to stay mindful of rumour mills and stay responsible in the use of social media," it cautioned.