1. Ceasefire violation continues in Poonch for the second day; one jawan injured

Ceasefire violation continues in Poonch for the second day; one jawan injured

Following the surgical strike by Indian troops across LoC, ceasefire violations by Pakistan continued in KG sector of Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. One Indian jawan has been reported to be injured.

By: | New Delhi | Published: October 8, 2016 11:32 AM
Various villages in Punjab and J&K have been evacuated considering the security of the locales and the Army is giving back a befitting reply to the militants as well as Pak Army. (AP) Various villages in Punjab and J&K have been evacuated considering the security of the locales and the Army is giving back a befitting reply to the militants as well as Pak Army. (AP)

Following the surgical strike by Indian troops across LoC, ceasefire violations by Pakistan continued in KG sector of Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. One Indian jawan has been reported to be injured. The ceasefire violation that began on Friday morning by Pakistan Army continued on Saturday as well.

“Heavy shelling and firing started in Malta area in Poonch district today (Friday) morning after Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate mortar shelling and firing at Indian military and civilian positions,” the Hindu quoted a police official.

Following the attack on Army base in Uri, Indian troops carried surgical strike in terror launch pads across LoC that has bogged down Pakistan, who has resorted to continuous ceasefire violations since September 29. From Akhnoor to Gurdaspur, heavy mortar shelling has been going on. The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the same prospect said on Friday that by 2018, India-Pakistan borders will be completely sealed.

Various villages in Punjab and J&K have been evacuated considering the security of the locales and the Army is giving back a befitting reply to the militants as well as Pak Army.

More details on the Poonch ceasefire violations are awaited.

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