Pakistan on Wednesday once again violated ceasefire in Digwar sector’s Nakarkote in Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) Poonch district along the Line of Control (LoC). The ceasefire violation took place around 8:45AM. The Army is heavily retaliating to the ceasefire violation. This is the 4th ceasefire violation in the past 24 hours. 

Earlier on October 3 (Tuesday), a suicide attack by terrorists was carried out on Border Security Force (BSF) 182 Battalion Camp near International Airport in Humhama area of Budhgam, Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.

Al least 2 jawans had succumbed to the injuries while 3 terrorist were gunned down in strong retaliation by forces. Taking the security aspects into consideration after the terrorists attack, 2 flights were cancelled and no employee or passenger or vehicle was allowed to go towards the Airport.

Speaking on the terror attack at the BSF 182 Battalion Camp, DG, BSF KK Sharma said, “We think the terrorists were targeting arms and ammunition stored at the BSF camp.”

“As long as our friendly neighbour does not behave, I think we will expect to have many more attacks.”

A while ago, J&K Deputy CM Nirmal Singh attended the wreath laying ceremony of ASI BK Yadav, who lost his life in  yesterday’s attack on a BSF Camp in Srinagar.

Prior to that on October 3, at least 3 civilians lost their lives after Pakistan violated ceasefire. All 3 of them were minors. Also 8 others were also injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kerni and Digwar sector of Jammu and Kashmir‘s (J&K) Poonch district. The injured were shifted to a district hospital. Army vehicles were also damaged in the ceasefire violation.

According to reports, a 15-year-old girl, a 10-year-old boy were among those who lost their lives in the ceasefire violation in Digwar sector of J&K’s Poonch. Though Indian forces heavily retaliated to the ceasefire violation.

Taking advantage due to ceasefire violation, one infiltrator who trying to infiltrate from across the border was neutralised by the security forces in Keran sector.

First Published | 4 October 2017 11:16 AM
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