Pakistan Army carries out ceasefire along LoC in Poonch to target villagers


JAMMU:  Heavy mortar shelling and firing was carried out by Pakistan army on Monday that targeted villages and forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir’s.

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As per police officer, Khadi Karmara and Diwgar areas were targeted by army.

The Pakistan army continued to arbitrary firing on villages and Indian Army posts along the LoC in Poonch district.

No one has got wounded in the gunfire.

The reports revealed that Pakistani forces had conducted ceasefire following which Indian troops had hit back three posts that led to causalities in Pakistani army.

Two Pakistani soldiers died and many others wounded in the firing.

Prior, an Army jawan and his wife died and four persons other wounded in a Pakistani army ceasefire that took place at forward posts along the LOC in Poonch.

The dead persons were found as Sepoy Mohmmad Shaukat of Territorial Army and his wife Safia Bi. Their injured daughters were found as Zaida Kouser (6), Robina Kouser (12) and Nazia Bi.

There have been 23 incidents of truce infringement, one BAT assault and two penetration offers by Pakistan in June this year in which 4 individuals including 3 jawans were murdered and 12 harmed, authorities said.

On June 29, two Indian Army jawans were harmed when Pakistani troops discharged from little arms and shelled mortars on forward posts and regular citizen territories along the LoC in Poonch.

On June 26, the event of Eid-ul Fitr, the Pakistani armed force shot little arms and programmed weapons and shelled mortars along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali division of Rajouri.

On June 22, in the third such assault this year, a group of Pakistani exceptional powers sneaked 600 meters over the LoC into the Poonch division and executed two Indian jawans and lost one Border Action Team (BAT) part in retaliatory activity.

The assault by the Pakistani uncommon powers group had occurred at around 2 PM on an Army watch party in the Gulpur belt of Poonch under substantial cover fire by troops from over the LoC.

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In the assault, two Indian fighters – 34-year-old Naik Jadhav Sandip of Aurangabad and 24-year-old Sepoy Mane Savan Balku of Kolhapur – were martyred.