With Pakistani troops violating ceasefire frequently after the surgical strikes, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that he will refrain from talking about it as it has becoming a repetitive event and will answer the one who we are entitled to.
After India conducted surgical strikes on September 29, Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) almost 20 times. The recent one being on Sunday, when unprovoked firing emanated from Pakistani troops in Naushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Will not speak on it as it happens many times, hume jisko uttar dena hai de denge,” said Parrikar.
On October 8, Pakistani troops had fired on forward Indian posts along Mendhar-Krishnagati sector in Pooch district resulting in injuries to one jawan.
On October 5, they had violated the ceasefire thrice and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling targeting several Indian posts and civilian areas in three sectors of Poonch and Rajouri districts.Pakistani troops had on October 4 targeted 10 forward areas with mortar shelling and firing with five ceasefire violations on Indian posts and civilian areas along LoC in four areas of Jammu, Poonch and Rajouri districts.
While on October 3, they violated the ceasefire four times and restored to heavy firing and mortar shelling in Saujian, Shahpur-Kerni, Mandi and KG sectors in Poonch district. On October 2, Pakistan resorted to firing and shelling from 1915 hours along LoC in forward areas in Pallanwala belt of Jammu district. On October 1, Pakistani troops had shelled Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs, RPGS and HMGS amid small arms firing along LoC in Pallanwala sector in Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district.