Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir by resorting to firing on forward posts on Saturday, drawing retaliation from Indian Army. "Pakistani Army fired indiscriminately from small arms and automatic weapons from 1545 hours today on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Noushera belt of Rajouri district," a defence spokesman said.
Army troops deployed on forward posts retaliated and the exchange was continuing till last reports came in.
This is the fifth violation of the ceasefire this month.
On April 5, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch district by shelling forward posts with mortar bombs.
On April 4, Pakistani Army fired mortar shells on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri district.
On April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled mortar bombs on forward posts in Balakote sector of Rajouri district.
In the second ceasefire violation on April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled Indian posts along the LoC in Digwar area in Poonch sector.