In yet another act of provocation, Pakistani security forces on Wednesday unleashed heavy firing across the LoC, violating the ceasefire agreement between the two countries, news agency ANI reported. Indian forces also retaliated, Times Now reports. Earlier, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing and shelling for at least three times in this month. The last incident had come on Monday, September 11. On September 9 also, the Pakistani Army had violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Debraj, Krishna Ghati and Ishapur in the Mendhar sector, PTI had reported. The firing had prompted retaliation by the Indian troops guarding the border, a police official said. Another incident came on September 4 when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice by firing at forward posts along the LoC in Degwar and Maldalyan areas in Poonch and along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu, the report says.
A similar incident was recorded on September 3. The Pakistan Army unleashed unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, and mortars in the Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch along the LoC. An incident came on September 1, Kamaljit Singh, an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the Border Security Force sustained bullet injuries due to firing from across the LoC while he was deployed at a forward post in the Krishna Ghati sector.