For the 3rd Time in a Week, Pakistan Violates Ceasfire on Eid, Refuses BSF's Sweets at Border

This is the third ceasefire violation in a week, and fourth in July which killed two BSF jawans and a woman.

Published: 18th July 2015 12:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2015 02:04 PM   |  A+A-


JAMMU: Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops targeted several Indian positions in Naushera sector of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani Army started "unprovoked" firing on Indian positions at 9:25 last night and the firing lasted till 11:45 PM, a defence spokesman said today.

"Our troops effectively retaliated to the unprovoked firing from across the border," the spokesman said.

      >>Related: Pakistan Rangers Refuse to Accept Sweets From BSF on Eid

He said no loss of life or injury was reported from the Indian side when the reports last came in.

There has seen a sudden spurt of ceasefire violations from across the border this month. A woman was killed and six others, including two BSF jawans, were injured on July 15 in firing and mortar shelling in Jammu district by Pakistan Rangers.

On July 9, Pakistani troops had fired at a forward border post in North Kashmir killing a BSF jawan.

On July 5, a BSF jawan was killed in Pakistani firing along LoC in Nougam sector in Kashmir Valley.


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