Pakistan on Saturday morning violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) of Nowshera sector of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir. It is the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan within three days.

Pakistan initiated the unprovoked shelling in Kalsia village of Nowshera sector at around 7 in the morning today.

As per reports, in the unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops, two civilians lost their lives and one was severely injured.

Commenting on the matter, the police official said that this time the Pakistani forces are targeting three villages — Bhawani, Baba Khowari and Kalsian — along the LoC following which the civilians have migrated to other safer places.

Further disclosing the matter, Defence spokesperson, Lt Col Manish Mehta said, “Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 0715 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector”.

 

As per sources, the Indian forces retaliated strongly and there was a heavy exchange of firing.

 

Previously, on Friday morning, Pakistan violated ceasefire along the international border in Arnia sector. On Thursday, a woman was died and her husband was severely injured in an unprovoked firing at Pukharni village in Nowshera sector of Rajouri by Pakistan.

This is a developing story; check the place for further developments

First Published | 13 May 2017 8:38 AM
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