Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Shahpur, Kerni sectors in Poonch


JAMMU: Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Shahpur and Kerni sectors here on Saturday.

As per the report, the ceasefire violation took place at 09:45 am.

Pakistan had also violated ceasefire along the LoC in Balakote sector of Mendhar Sub Division in Poonch on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

The Pakistani troops had resorted to intense mortar shelling on the forward posts and villages in Balakote sector from 12:05 am to 01:50 am on an intervening night.

Pakistan had also violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector from 20:00 hours to 22:00 hours yesterday.

However, the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively to Pakistan's army on the LoC.

There has been a spurt in ceasefire violation by Pakistan after India's airstrike at Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot on February 26.

Pakistani troops fired mortar shells and small arms across the Line of Control at several areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

It includes Nowshera, Mendhar and Krishna Ghati sectors in Rajouri district, Gawahalan, Chokes, Kiker and Kathi posts in the Uri sector and Poonch Balakote.


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