At what could be said the audacity of Pakistan, it has again violated the ceasefire at Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Since the surgical strike by India, Pakistan is frequently violating ceasefire and it is Pakistan’s second attempt in the Akhnoor sector with in 24 hours.
However, India has retaliated that the attack caused no loss of human life. Akhnoor is located at 28 km away from Jammu and at the right bank of Chenab river.
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“Firing and shelling from across LoC has started at around 7:15 PM in forward areas in Pallanwala belt along the LoC. It is intermittently going on,” said a Police officer.
This is the sixth ceasefire violation since Indian army carried out surgical strikes the terrorists launch pad in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.
On Saturday, Pakistani troops shelled Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs, rocket-propelled grenades
(RPG) and heavy machine guns (HMG) amid small arms firing along LoC in positions along LoC in Pallanwala and Chhamb areas.
Fearing cross fire, a number of people had already shifted to safer places. Nearly 30 per cent of people in Bengalad, Galad and Chak Fakira villages in Samba district have shifted to alternate accommodation or relatives homes, said Sarpanch of Bengalad Ram Lal.