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Pakistan violates ceasefire, resort to heavy firing along LoC in Rajouri

There have been 23 incidents of ceasefire violation, one BAT attack and two infiltration bids by Pakistan in June, in which 4 people, including 3 jawans, were killed and 12 injured.

india Updated: Jul 31, 2017 08:24 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Jammu
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In July, 11 people, including 9 soldiers, were killed and 18 injured in ceasefire violation by the Pakistani army along the LoC in J&K.(PTI File Photo)

The Pakistani army on Sunday night violated ceasefire by resorting to firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“The Pakistani Army violated ceasefire by using light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) along the LoC in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector of Rajouri district at 2230 hours tonight,” deputy commissioner Rajouri Shahid Iqban Choudhary said.

There have been 23 incidents of ceasefire violation, one BAT attack and two infiltration bids by Pakistan in June, in which 4 people, including 3 jawans, were killed and 12 injured.

On Saturday evening, Indian and Pakistan armies traded heavy fire on the LoC in Poonch district after Pakistan violated bilateral ceasefire.

In July, 11 people, including 9 soldiers, were killed and 18 injured in ceasefire violation by the Pakistani army along the LoC in J&K.

First Published: Jul 31, 2017 08:24 IST