Asia

Pak again breaches truce along LoC in J&Ks Nowshera sector

Representative Image

JAMMU: Pakistan on Sunday evening again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of (LoC) Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmirs Rajouri district.
“Today at about 7.30 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along the LoC in Rajouri districts Nowshera sector,” Jammu-based defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said. “Indian Army is befittingly retailing to the firing,” he said and added that more details are awaited.
There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the two frontier districts of Rajouri and Poonch and five soldiers have been killed since June 4. Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Nowshera sector twice on July 10 and a soldier, Havildar Sambur Gurung, was killed in the firing early on Friday morning.
An elderly woman was killed on July 8 and another was injured when Pakistan initiated heavy firing and shelling along the LoC in Poonch district.
Havildar Mathiazhagan P from Tamil Nadu was killed on June 4 in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district and Naik Gurcharan Singh (28) of Punjab was killed on Read More – Source