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Pak army resorts to heavy shelling along LoC areas in Rajouri in Jammu

Earlier, a woman, Parveen Akhter, was killed when she was hit by a bullet fired by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Noushera area on February 10.

india Updated: Feb 14, 2018 22:43 IST
Press Trust of India, Jammu
Jammu,Pakistan,Shelling
Army jawans take positions along LoC in Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 19 people, including 10 security personnel and nine civilians, have died and over 75 injured in Pakistani shelling along LoC and IB in Jammu region so far this year. (PTI File Photo)

Pakistan army violated ceasefire again on Wednesday by resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing on civilian areas along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Pakistan army initiated ceasefire violation by resorting to small arms, automatics, and mortar firing in Noushera sector in Rajouri district from 1815 hours today (Wednesday),” a defence spokesperson said.

The Indian Army retaliated effectively, he said.

On February 11, Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling in forward areas and villages in Rajouri and Poonch.

Earlier, a woman, Parveen Akhter, was killed when she was hit by a bullet fired by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Noushera area on February 10.

On February 9, three Army jawans were injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Poonch district.

On February 8, a 45-year-old woman was killed in shelling by the Pakistani troops along the LoC in the KG sector of Poonch.

A total of 19 people, including 10 security personnel and nine civilians, have died and over 75 injured in Pakistani shelling along LoC and IB in Jammu region this year.

First Published: Feb 14, 2018 22:43 IST