Ceasefire violation by Pak in Rajouri district, several troops injured

Photo of Indian army soldier keeping vigilance at LoC in Kashmir valley.

JAMMU: Pakistan today again violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district by shelling mortar bombs and opening fire on forward posts to which Indian troops retaliated.

There have been eight ceasefire violation in the past four days and total 12 ceasefire violation along the LoC and the IB in Jammu region since January 1 in which one civilian has died and seven others were injured.



“Pakistan army indiscriminately fired small arms, and 80mm mortars from 5am to 5.45am in Bhimbher Gali sector along the Line of Control”, Defence spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta said.



“The Indian Army retaliating strongly and effectively”, the spokesman said. There have been three ceasefire violations on June 12. On June 12, Pakistan Army had fired mortars at Indian posts in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch.