Pakistani troops Tuesday morning again violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling in Ramgarh, Arnia and Naushera sectors along the International Border and LoC. Three civilians have been reported to be injured in shelling by Pakistan army in the Arnia sector of Jammu district. Pakistan has been indulging in cross border firing and shelling since two months. In a barbaric attack which happened on the 29th of October, Pakistani terrorists had mutilated the body of a jawan. Following which 4 Pakistani posts were destroyed in a fire assault by the Indian Army the next day.
According to reports, the firing has been taking place since in the region since 5am. Manish Mehta, Defence PRO said that there are no casualties and the Army is “giving them hard hitting reply”. He said that the Indian Army is retaliating in equal measure. According to ANI, one 19-year old girl has been killed in firing by Pakistan in Ramgarh sector of Samba district.
The on-going firing has adversely affected the lives of the people in region. Some say that they are trapped in their houses since 8 in the morning and no help has been provided as of now. “We’re trapped in our houses since 8 this morning, no help provided yet”.
In a recent development, 2 boys have died and 8 others have been injured by Pakistan in Ramgarh sector of Samba district, Jammu and Kashmir.
2 Pakistani soldiers are reported to have been killed by the Indian forces.
(With inputs from agencies)