New Delhi, April 11: Pakistan forces on Wednesday violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector and in Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir, according to reports. The first violation took place at 14:00 hours in Nowshera sector, while the other at 16:45 hours in Krishna Ghati sector. The forces on other resorted to unprovoked firing and small arms and mortars were seen on the border. The Indian Army also retaliated strongly to the firing. Till the report is being filed, no deaths were reported.
Two months back, a group of heavily armed men struck the sprawling camp of the 36 brigade of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry before dawn on February 10. The terrorists had managed to sneak into the camp from the rear side of the base after a brief exchange of fire with the sentry on its periphery.
The latest attack on the Army camp took place nearly 15 months after the Jammu region was hit by a similar attack. The last terror attack in the Jammu region had taken place on November 29, 2016, when terrorists stormed the Army’s Nagrota camp on the outskirts of Jammu city, killing seven Army personnel including two officers.
Sunjuwan Army Camp, strategically located on a Srinagar-Jammu-Pathankot highway, is surrounded by dense population. It has hundreds of quarters for the families of the Armymen. Intelligence inputs had warned an attack on the army or security establishment in view of the fifth death anniversary of Afsal Guru on February 9.