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Pakistan violates ceasefire alongside LoC in Rajouri | India Information

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JAMMU: After a niche of three days, Pakistani troops on Wednesday once more breached the truce by resorting to unprovoked firing and heavy shelling alongside the Line of Management (LoC), focusing on ahead Indian posts and civilian areas in Jammu […]

JAMMU: After a niche of three days, Pakistani troops on Wednesday once more breached the truce by resorting to unprovoked firing and heavy shelling alongside the Line of Management (LoC), focusing on ahead Indian posts and civilian areas in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
“Round 4.30pm, Pakistan initiated the ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense mortar shelling alongside the LoC in Keri Battal space of Rajouri district, to which the Indian Military retaliated befittingly,” Jammu-based defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand mentioned.
Earlier, Pakistani troops on August 16 (Sunday) had violated the ceasefire alongside the LoC in Rajouri’s Nowshera sector. Pakistan has been focusing on ahead areas alongside the LoC in Qasba, Krishna Ghati, Balakote, Mankote, Mendhar, Kirni sectors of Poonch and Sunderbani, Nowshera sectors of Rajouri district since August 4.
On August 1, Sepoy Rohin Kumar of Himachal Pradesh had attained martyrdom when Pakistan opened unprovoked firing alongside the LoC in Rajouri district. It was the sixth fatality suffered by the Indian Military throughout unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir since June 4.
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