1. Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati sector, 2 soldiers killed: Reports

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati sector, 2 soldiers killed: Reports

Three jawans were injured today in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati area.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 1, 2017 12:37 PM
Pakistan, ceasefire violation, Jammu and Kashmir, Krishna Ghati, Jawans injured Picture for representational purpose only. (PTI)

Kashmir: Three jawans were injured today in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati area of Poonch district. The Indian posts were targeted by the Pakistan troops with rocket launchers during the attack. According to Times Now channel 3 jawans have ben injured, including 2 from BSF and one from the Army. The injured jawans were rushed to the hospital after the attack, according to reports. According to the latest development about the firing, two jawans (1 BSF, 1 Army) have been killed in the attack, according to ANI reports.

This is not the first time this month when Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire. Earlier on April 3, Pakistan targeted the Digwar sector of Poonch in J&K. After India’s retaliation, Defence PRO M Mehta said, “Today Pakistan Army carried out unprovoked ceasefire violation in Poonch and BG sector. The befitting reply is being given.” The attack came after, the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was summoned by India and concerns over continued ceasefire violations by the Pakistan side at the LoC and international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Syed Haider Shah was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs and also conveyed India’s strong protest at the fatal casualty of an Indian soldier in unprovoked firing by Pakistan forces on March 9. Again on March 13, Pakistani troops had resorted to mortar shelling and firing by automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, which prompted the army to retaliate.

The Ministry said that the Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner was conveyed about India’s expectation that Pakistan will not take any step detrimental to peace along the LoC and IB and to the security of India. “He was conveyed the Government’s grave concern and strong protest at the continuing incidents of ceasefire violations by the Pakistan side at the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB). “The Government registered its strong protest at the fatal casualty of an Indian soldier in unprovoked firing by Pakistan forces on March 9,” the Ministry had said. The army jawan was killed on Thursday when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in Poonch sector in Jammu region.

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    arun
    May 1, 2017 at 12:57 pm
    Time and again i have told soldiers are never KILLED.. they are MARTYRED.. show some RESPECT..
    Reply

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