At least 1,029 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC in Jammu region during August-October: MoS for Defence Shripad Naik

  • As per the casualties classified so far, during the last three months, three personnel have been martyred and seven injured.

  • According to Naik, appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations, as required, has been carried out by the Indian Army.

  • The government has implemented a robust counter infiltration strategy, an appropriate mix of technology and human resource, he said.

New Delhi: Pakistan has been resorting to the ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control (LoC) and there have been 950 incidents of CFVs along LoC and 79 incidents of CFVs along International Border (IB) in Jammu region during the last three months – August to October, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

 At least 1,029 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC in Jammu region during August-October: MoS for Defence Shripad Naik

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As per the casualties classified so far, during the last three months, three personnel have been martyred and seven injured, said Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

Appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations, as required, has been carried out by the Indian Army, said the Minister.

"Also all violations of ceasefire and infiltration are taken up with Pakistan authorities at the appropriate level through the established mechanism of hotlines, flag meetings, Directorate Generals of Military Operations talks as well as diplomatic channels between the two countries," he added.

Replying to a separate question, Mr Naik said Pakistan has been resorting to ceasefire violations along the LoC and appropriate retaliation has been carried out by Indian Army.

According to Naik, the government has implemented a robust counter infiltration strategy, an appropriate mix of technology and human resource.

"Innovative troop deployment, proactive use of surveillance and monitoring devices and the Anti Infiltration Obstacle System have enhanced the ability to detect and intercept terrorists attempting to infiltrate," he added.

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Updated Date: Nov 19, 2019 08:27:34 IST