Srinagar: Pakistan yet again violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Arnia sector of RS Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir during wee hours on Thursday morning.
The Indian Army is strongly retaliating to the intermittent firing by the Pakistani side, reports claim. Meanwhile, more details on the same is still awaited.
Pakistan resorted to intermittent firing along the LoC in Arnia sector on Thursday. Earlier yesterday, an Indian Army jawan was martyred in firing by Pakistan in Keran sector. CM Mufti had appealed both India and Pakistan to stop firing at the borders on Wednesday.
The incident comes a day after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired a meeting to review the overall security in the Valley. “We can change our friend, but we cannot change our neighbours. I appeal both India and Pakistan to stop firing at the borders. We should stop this war,” Mufti she had said while addressing the meeting.
Earlier yesterday, an army jawan lost his life after Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keran Sector whereas, two Pakistani terrorists were killed after the Border Security Force (BSF) troops foiled an infiltration bid across the international boundary in the Ajnala Sector near Amritsar, Punjab.
Earlier on Sunday, a civilian was killed whereas, five others were left injured in unprovoked firing by Pakistan in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Notably, all schools within five-kilometre area along the international border (IB) were closed following the report of incessant firing by Pakistani troops. A report quotes an official as informing that dozens of livestock were killed and many houses were damaged in shelling.
Terming ceasefire violation by Pakistan as violation of human rights, Union Minister Jitendra Singh had earlier said that India has been giving a befitting reply to Pakistan and steps are being taken to protect the lives and the properties of the people living closer to the International Border (IB).
A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday 15. He was identified as Captain Brijendra Bahadur Singh.
On the other hand on September 14, two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory action by the BSF, while on September 13, three Indian jawans were injured in unprovoked firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the IB and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Poonch districts.