Pak shells forward posts, villages along LoC in Rajouri’s Sunderbani

Pak shells forward posts, villages along LoC in Rajouri’s Sunderbani

Agency News

Jammu, Mar 5: After firing unprovoked in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch and Nowshera sector, Pakistani Army again violated the ceasefire agreement late on Tuesday evening in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Pakistan continues with nefarious designs and at about 2230 hours again and initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of Small Arms along LoC in Sunderbani belt of Rajouri,” defence spokesman here said.

He said that Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively to cross border firing.

Earlier in the day, Pakistani Army violated the truce by firing unprovoked at around 1100 hours in Nowshera Sector of Rajouri and 1830 hours in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch.

On Monday, Pakistan violated ceasefire by firing along LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu.

On Friday night a nine-month-old child among three of a family were killed while two others were injured when Pakistani troops shelled forward posts and villages in Poonch district.

On Thursday a woman was killed while three others including an Army jawan were injured in cross border firing as Pakistan shelled forward Border Outposts in Poonch and Rajouri districts.

This is the fourteenth consecutive day that Pakistan has targeted forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC).

People living close to the border have been asked to stay indoors.

In 2018, highest number of 2,936 ceasefire violations was witnessed along the Indo-Pak border triggered by the Pakistan. (UNI)