Srinagar: Pakistan on Wednesday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI reported. Meanwhile, Indian troops are retaliating with Pakistani troops. Also Read - Low-intensity IED Explodes in Kashmir's Pulwama; Area Cordoned Off, Probe Underway, Say Police
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On December 6, one Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was martyred while another sustained injuries in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The incident was reported from Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu-Kashmir, at around 4.30 PM. (Also read: Army Jawan Injured as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire)
Earlier, on the same day, a soldier was killed as the Pakistan Army resorted to “unprovoked” firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the Pakistan Army violated the 2003 ceasefire in Machil sector at 10.45 AM.
The Pakistanis used automatics and mortar shells. A civilian house was damaged in the shelling in Kamalkote area. “Our troops retaliated effectively and strongly. One of our soldiers was martyred in the Pakistani firing,” he said.