Ceasefire violation by Pak in Rajouri, Poonch, Indian Army retaliating

  • Ceasefire violation by Pak in Rajouri, Poonch, Indian Army retaliating

Ceasefire violation by Pak in Rajouri, Poonch, Indian Army retaliating

Two more civilians have been injured.

The statement further said: "Naik Muddasar Ahmed, 37 years, belonged to Village Duchoo, Tehsil Tral, District Pulwama, J&K and is survived by his wife Mrs Shaheena Muddasar and two children". Current ceasefire violations have resulted in the highest number of civilian casualties than in the past, he said. Meanwhile, an army man was injured on Monday after India and Pakistan exchanged fire and shelling along the LoC in Uri area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. The same day, exchange of fire was reported also in Balakote, Panigrian, Manjakote and Naika areas in Rajouri and Poonch sectors.

Police sources said another soldier identified as Naik Firdous Ahmad of south Kashmir's Kulgam district was also injured in the incident.

All schools in border of Manajote and Balakote belts are closed and people have been advised not to come out of their homes in view of the heavy shelling, they said. On July 12, two soldiers were killed after Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Kupwara sector of north Kashmir.

The last conversation between the DGMOs of India and Pakistan was on June 5 this year at the behest of the Pakistani side during which both sides discussed the current situation along the Line of Control.

The ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) by the Pakistani forces just doesn't seem to end.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the firing and "praised the prompt response by Pakistan army in thwarting the attack", a statement by his office said.

The (targeted) vehicle fell in to the Neelum River. The violations in 2014 and 2015 stood at 153 and 152, respectively, while the tally was 228 past year.

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947. They said that free rent service would be provided to tourists for a week.