Pakistan violates ceasefire, resorts to firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

Jawan Porter Killed 6 Injured As Pak Targets Line Of Control Posts In Poonch

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Thursday said that Pakistan is desperate to push terrorists into India but they are getting befitting reply from the Indian armed forces.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms and automatics from 10.35 am in KG sector along the LOC".

Pakistani troops continued unprovoked mortar shelling, besides firing small and automatic weapons, at various places along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati and Digwar sectors of Poonch district for the second day of Friday.

Heavy shelling from both sides in KG Sector and Khari Karmara areas is on since 7am, said an intelligence official. It is reported that 2 jawans have succumbed to the injuries while all 3 terrorist were gunned down in strong retaliation by forces. Six other personnel, including a defence porter, were also injured.

The latest ceasefire violation comes nine days after Pakistani army killed 35-year-old Naik Mahendra Chemjung of 7/11 Gorkha Riffles.

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A sharp increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan has been recorded this year, defence sources say.

Sepoy TK Reddy aged 21 years, belonged to Village Obulapuram, Tehsil Giddaluru, District Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh and is survived by his mother Smt Gurrumma.

On Thursday, an Army jawan and a porter were killed, and six others injured when Pakistani troops fired small arms on forward areas along the LoC in the sector.

The spokesperson said Reddy was a fearless and sincere soldier and Zahir was an honest and dedicated worker.

Reddy's body was being brought to Jammu in a helicopter and shall be flown in a fixed wing aircraft to Delhi after a wreath-laying ceremony in the winter capital of the restive state.

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