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J&K: Pak violates ceasefire, heavy firing near LOC

ANI  Poonch, July 27, 2013
First Published: 12:51 IST(27/7/2013) | Last Updated: 13:02 IST(27/7/2013)

Pakistan violated the cease-fire for the fifth time this month, with its troops still indulging in heavy firing on an Indian post in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

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According to sources, Pakistani troops were using mortars and RPG to fire on an Indian post in the Kerni area of the Poonch sector near the Line of Control (LoC).

This comes five days after the Pakistani troops opened small arms firing at Indian posts in forward area along the LoC in Poonch district on Monday night.

On July 3, Pakistani troops fired at policemen, who had gone to the LoC at Sabzian in Poonch to collect the body of a Pakistani intruder killed by an IED blast.

The Pakistani troops had again fired at Indian soldiers on July 8 while they were trying to evacuate injured porters along LoC in Poonch.

On July 12, Pakistani Rangers opened fire at Indian forward posts in Pindi belt along international border in Jammu district.


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