Pakistan Army violates ceasefire again, fires indiscriminately along LoC in Pallanwala.
JAMMU & KASHMIR | 30 Aug 2013 :: After a two-day lull, Pakistan Army again violated the ceasefire by targeting forward posts along the LoC in Jammu district, drawing retaliation from forces.
"Pakistan Army opened indiscriminate and unprovoked on forward posts along the LoC in Pallanwala sub-sector in Jammu district around 11:30 pm hours on Thursday night", a senior Army officer said on Friday. Pakistan Army fired from small and automatic weapons on the forward posts along LoC.
Indian troops guarding the borderline used similar calibre weapons and strongly retaliated, triggering fierce exchanges, which continued till midnight on Thursday night, he said. There was no loss of life or injury to any one in the fresh firing.
There was no firing or ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the from 3.15 pm on August 27 to 11.30 pm on August 29.
troops had violated the ceasefire on August 27 by firing on Indian posts along LoC in Bhimber Gali sub-sector of Poonch district.
There has been almost daily firing and mortar shelling by Pakistani Army in the Poonch-Rajouri sector since August 6 with a total of over 30 recorded this month.
Six jawans have been killed and 10 injured in ceasefire violations and firing by Pakistan troops on forward posts, civilian areas and patrolling parties along the Indo-Pak border in August.(Courtesy:IBN Live)