On Friday morning, Pakistan violated the ceasefire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. The Friday’s ceasefire violation by Pakistani military comes as the third provocation by the notorious neighbour since past 24 hours. Following the ceasefire violations, the schools near the violated area have been ordered to remain closed till further notice. Just a few hours after Pakistan had violated the ceasefire, gunshots were heard in Tral area, following which the Army jawans have cordoned-off the area and have launched the search operations.

Just a after a few hours of the ceasefire violation in KG Sector, Pakistani military targeted Indian Army positions at Khari and Karmara area of LoC near Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incidents of ceasefire violation in the month of October have been said to be on the rise, with the region witnessing a number of violations by the nosy neighbour — Pakistan. Following the heavy shelling by the Pakistani side, the schools in Digwar sector have been asked to remain shut.

Earlier on October 3, terrorists had carried out a suicide attack on Border Security Force (BSF) 182 Battalion Camp near International Airport in Humhama area of Budhgam, Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. It is reported that 2 jawans have succumbed to the injuries while all 3 terrorist were gunned down in strong retaliation by forces. Following attack on BSF camp near Srinagar Airport, 2 flights have been cancelled and no employee or passenger or vehicle is being allowed to go towards the Airport.

As per reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has claimed the responsibility. A senior police officer said that three BSF personnel have been injured in the attack and 2 terrorist has been gunned down. On October 4, around three of the Indian Army jawans were martyred in a cross firing conflict by the Pakistani military.

These back to back violations by the Pakistani Army near the residential area by the LoC, has forced the residents to flee the area and move to places far from border to save their lives. Following the violations, Pakistan had been snubbed by the US and many other major countries on global platforms.

First Published | 13 October 2017 10:57 AM
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