Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector for the seventh time in three days

  • Indian troops have been retaliating to the firing

  • No casualty or injuries have been reported so far

  • In 2018, J&K recorded the highest number of ceasefire violations in 15 years

Poonch: Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. This is the seventh such ceasefire violation in the Poonch sector, in the last three days.

Indian troops are retaliating strongly to cross bordering firing, said official sources. No casualty and injuries have been reported so far, they added.

As many as 2,936 instances of ceasefire violations by Pakistan were recorded in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018, which was the highest in the last 15 years.

At least 61 people were killed and over 250 were injured in the ceasefire violations last year.

Updated Date: Jan 10, 2019 12:12:45 IST