Srinagar: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday evening.
Pakistan initiated unprovoked firing in Kathua’s Hiranagar, Samba and Ramgarh of Samba district, and Arnia and Suchetgarh sectors of Jammu district. At the time of filing of this report, the Border Security Force (BSF) was retaliating strongly.
The Pakistani rangers today continued shelling at several places along the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir affecting 30 BSF border outposts and over two dozen villages, police said. Seven people including a 70-year-old woman have been injured in the ceasefire violation. A BSF soldier also suffered injuries in the incident.
All schools close to the international border have been closed as a precautionary measure.Inspector General of Police, Jammu, S D Singh Jamwal said one person was injured in the fresh firing in the worst-hit Arnia sector of Jammu district.
An eight-month-old child lost his life after he was hit by a stray bullet during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keri Battal area of Akhnoor near LOC.