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Pak fires unprovoked, heavily on LoC in Jammu’s Akhnoor

Jammu, Mar 4 (GCCurrentAffairs) Pakistani Army yet again violated the ceasefire agreement on Monday and fired unprovoked along the Line of Control in Akhnoor sector of Jammu region.

“Pakistan continues with nefarious designs and at about 0300 hours on Monday, again initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of Small Arms along LoC in Akhnoor sector here,” defence spokesman here said.

He said that Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively while the exchange of fire stopped at 0630 hours in the morning.

“No injury or damage has been reported,” he added.

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 thirteenth 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.

Via UNI-India

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