JAMMU: Pakistani Army today violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district with mortar shells and gunfire.
“Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0830 hours today in Sunderbani sector along LoC,” an Army officer said.
The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively, he said adding the firing stopped at 1100 hours.
There has been a spurt in the ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir this year, resulting in the death of 30 persons, including 16 security personnel, in over 650 such incidents. (AGENCIES)