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J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Krishna Ghati, Indian Army retaliates strongly

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 June 2017, 10:38 AM
J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Krishna Ghati (File Photo)
J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Krishna Ghati (File Photo)

Pakistani Army violated another ceasefire on Monday along LoC in Krishna Ghati at 6:20 am in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army has retaliated to the unprovoked firing.

The Pakistani troops initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Krishna Ghati sector.

Defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said that the situation is under control and no casualty has been reported so far.  

Since June 1, Pakistan has violated nine ceasefires in the Valley. 

On Sunday, Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire along LoC in Bimber Gali sector at 9:45 am. The Indian Army had retaliated and firing was continued in the area.

The Pakistan Rangers had targeted BSF troops in Ramgarh (Samba). The firing was continued for 45 minutes. No casualty has been reported so far. 

On June 3, two persons, including a woman, were injured when the Pakistan Army had violated ceasefire twice in two sectors of Poonch district firing mortar shells on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC, prompting retaliation from the Indian troops.

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First Published: Monday, June 12, 2017 07:40 AM

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