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Pak violates truce in Nowshera, India retaliates
Jammu & Kashmir

Pak violates truce in Nowshera, India retaliates

Agency News

Jammu, Oct 28 : The civilian areas on Monday were targeted, as Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control(LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.

"At about 2.30 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in Nowshera sector of Rajouri," a Defence spokesperson here said.

He added that the civilian areas were also targeted by Pakistan, forcing them to take shelter in bunkers and safe places. Indian Army is retaliating befittingly to the cross border firing, he said.

On October 22, one Junior Commissioned Officer was martyred and two civilians were injured, as Pakistan troops violated the ceasefire by shelling mortars and unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Rajouri and Poonch districts.(UNI)