J-K: Pakistan army violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri

The Pakistani army on Sunday night violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Published: 07th August 2017 07:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th August 2017 07:58 AM   |  A+A-

Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control in Poonch district after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Monday. | PTI

By PTI

JAMMU: The Pakistani army on Sunday night violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector, Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said.

According to reports, the Pakistani troupes resorted to shelling and firing in forward areas.

Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the LoC in the Kalsia belt of Rajouri district on July 31.

On July 30, Pakistani forces had violated the ceasefire by firing from light weapons and medium machine guns in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector.

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