Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires at Indian positions in Poonch

Pakistan had no change of behaviour even with a democratic government under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the helm as its troops today resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian posts at the Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

A Pakistani soldier on guard. Reuters

A Pakistani soldier on guard. Reuters

The violation occurred at 11am as per military sources. The Indian Army also retaliated to this aggression and till this report was filed firing still on between the two armies along the Line of Control.

In another incident today, an infiltration bid was also foiled by the army in Krishna Ghati sub sector, Mendher at 9.50am.

Times Now reported that four armed individuals were seen moving towards the Indian posts along the LoC.

On 11 and 12 June as well, there were exchanges of fire between the two sides as the Pakistani side violated the sanctity of the ceasefire. Brigadier Sanjeev Langar and two soldiers were injured at the Tutmari Gali sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on 24 May when Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian positions.


Updated Date: Jun 19, 2013 13:15 PM

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