Ceasefire Violation By Pak In Nowshera Sector


Srinagar: A woman was injured on Tuesday in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector.

The incident occurred in the Lam area in Jammu and Kashmir, police sources said. This came a day after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the border residents in the area.

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During his media conference in Jammu on Tuesday the Home Minister asserted: “India will ensure Pakistan is forced to stop ceasefire violations”.

On 1 September, BSF Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Kamaljit Singh died after suffering injuries due to enemy fire from across the Line of Control while he was deployed at a forward post in Krishna Ghati Sector.

On 30 August, Pakistani troops initiated firing and shelling from across the border in Nowshera sector, targeting forward posts and civilian areas.

Three days before that, five civilians, including a woman and two minor boys, were injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Shahpur belt of Poonch district.