J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch, India retaliates

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 April 2017, 01:17 PM
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Digwar sector of Poonch (Source-ANI)
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Digwar sector of Poonch (Source-ANI)

Pakistan has violated ceasefire on Monday in Digwar sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian security forces have retaliated to unprovoked firing.

The Pakistani troops fired mortar shell to distract the attention of Indian Army which is believed as an attempt to pave way for infiltration.

No casualty has been reported so far.

The violation comes after Indian high commission had summoned the Pakistan high commissioner and lodges its protest over regular ceasefire violations. 

On March 9, the Ministry of External Affairs had summoned Syed Haider Shah and lodged its protest over unprovoked firing in which an Indian soldier was killed. 

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The Ministry had said the Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner was also conveyed India’s expectation that Pakistan will not take any step detrimental to peace along the LoC and IB and to the security of India.

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First Published: Monday, April 03, 2017 11:15 AM

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