Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Noushera belt of Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir, by resorting to firing on forward posts today.
Army troops deployed on forward posts retaliated.
This is the fifth violation of the ceasefire this month.
On April 5, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch district by shelling forward posts with mortar bombs.
On April 4, Pakistani Army fired mortar shells on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri district.
On April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled mortar bombs on forward posts in Balakote sector of Rajouri district.
In the second ceasefire violation on April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled Indian posts along the LoC in Digwar area in Poonch sector.
On April 1 in Poonch sector, heavy mortar shelling in Digwar area has created fear pyschosis among the area dwellers. A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), Naib Subedar S Sanayaima Som, had martyred in an improvise explosive device (IED) blast.
And, there were four violations of the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch in March.