Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch; Encounter in Warpora Leaves Two Terrorists Dead

The forces also managed to bust a hideout in Pulwama.

Published: March 23, 2019 6:57 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Smriti Sinha

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch; Encounter in Warpora Leaves Two Terrorists Dead
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Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch district at around 5.30 PM on Saturday, reported ANI. The Indian Army was retaliating and further details are awaited. (Also read: Terrorists Neutralised After Encounter)

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Meanwhile, in an encounter in Warpora, two terrorists were killed. Their identities and affiliations were being ascertained. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site. Police have registered a case and a probe has been initiated.

Elsewhere in the state, in Banderpora area of Pulwama, the police and security forces busted a hideout. A huge quantity of incriminating material and other items has been seized. A case has been registered & investigation has begun, said ANI.

Just a couple of days ago, an Army rifleman was martyred in a ceasefire violation in Rajouri district.

Twenty-four-year-old Yash Paul lost his life after getting caught under the heavy shelling and firing from the Pakistan side in Sunderbani sector. Reportedly, the Pakistan troops have violated the ceasefire along the LoC over 110 times since January.

On Monday night, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by resorting to shelling with mortar bombs and firing of small arms along the LoC in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors, a defence spokesman had said.

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Published Date: March 23, 2019 6:57 PM IST