In yet another violated ceasefire, the Pakistani army has resorted to firing and mortar shelling on forwarding post along the Jammu and Kashmir’s LoC (Line of Control) for the second consecutive day today, said a defence official.
He continued, “At about 0900 hours, Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arms and heavy caliber weapons besides shelling in Poonch,” and added that the Indian troops have retaliated strongly.
Neighboring country Pakistan has been increasing violating the 2003 ceasefire agreement with India. It exercises to firing and shelling along the LoC five times within the past 7-days, including on Tuesday. The previous year also witnessed the highest 2936 ceasefire violations by Pakistani outfits in the past 15-years.
During the starting of the year, Pakistani troops have targeted the forward posts in Khadi, Mankote, Gulpur, and Karmara areas without any causality or death.
On Monday, Northern Command Chief Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh has visited forward areas and has reviewed security situations in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.