Pakistan Army contravene gunfire along LoC in Nowshera, Krishna Ghati


JAMMU: Indian and Pakistani army carried out heavy firing on Thursday along the LoC in J&K’s Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Pakistan Army started gunfire on Indian troops in Naushera at around 7.20 a.m. and 7.40 a.m. in Krishna Ghati.

“Pakistan Army resorted to mortar shelling and firing on forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district from 0730 hours”, a Defence Spokesman stated.

“The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively and the firing is presently on”, he added.

On Sunday, the Army carried out infiltration bid in Krishnagati sector of Poonch that killed an intruder.
On May 17, Pakistan Army had let go on forward posts along the LoC in Balakote area in Rajouri locale.

The Pakistan Army had shelled forward territories and non-military personnel belts along the LoC in Rajouri area on May 15 and 16.

The shelling by the Pakistan Army in May this year has influenced more than 12,000 individuals.

The Pakistani Army had on May 13 beat non-military personnel ranges and forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera zone with mortars, slaughtering two regular citizens and harming three

The Home Ministry in RTI answer had said that no less than one episode of truce infringement by Pakistan occurred day by day along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2015 and 2016 in which 23 security staff lost their lives.

Upwards of 1,142 dread episodes were accounted for in the state in the vicinity of 2012 and 2016 in which 236 security workforce and 90 regular citizens were slaughtered, it said in answer to RTI question documented by a PTI Bhasha journalist.