Pakistan army targets Indian positions near LoC at International border

Photo of Indian army soldier keeping vigilance at International border near LoC.

Jammu: In a another case of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani army troops today twice targeted towards Indian positions with the use of small arms along with mortar bombs near the Line of Control (LoC) at the International border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district.

According to army sources, this is the first ceasefire violation of this year done by the Pakistani army soldiers in which no one was injured.

A senior BSF officer said, “Pakistani troops restored to small arms firing at about 0845 hours in Samba sector near the International border.”

He said it was followed by small arms firing and also shelling of 51 MM mortar bombs from 0935 hours from the Pakistani side.

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He added, “Our troops also retaliated. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported from the area.”

The Pakistan army reaction came after Indian army troops had foiled and terrorists attack on Indian positions posted on forward areas near the International border on February 2nd in Samba sector.

The terrorists entered Indian Territory and targeted Indian positions by opening fire from automatic weapons which forcing Indian soldiers to give reply.

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