Two army personnel martyred while four others were injured in an attack by terrorists on an Army convoy that took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag, reported news agency ANI. As per the agency that attack was carried out by terrorists in Anantnag’s Qazigund. The attack took place shortly after there was a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu & Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati Sector. The Indian Army was retaliating to the cross-border fire, reported ANI.
Meanwhile, in another similar incident, a civilian was killed while four others, including a BSF jawan, were injured when the Pakistan Army targeted forward areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri and Pooch districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night. In the incident, five Pakistan soldiers were reportedly killed while some others were injured. The civilian who got killed in the Pakistani offensive was working as a labourer with the General Engineering Reserve Force (GREF).
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“One civil GREF labour was martyred, and one GREF driver injured in ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops. One head constable of BSF suffered splinter injuries in Krishnagati sector. He is out of danger,” Defence Spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta said. “Pakistan Army resorted to mortar shelling and firing on forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district from 0730 hours today and in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district from 0740 hours today,” he said.
The news of Pakistan Army violating ceasefire was confirmed by a defence spokesperson. “The Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 2300 hours yesterday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector,” he was quoted saying by PTI.