Pakistani Army violated a ceasefire at LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu

Indian Border Security Force soldiers patrol near the India-Pakistan international border area at Gakhrial boder post in Akhnoor sector, about 48 kilometers from Jammu, India, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Vastavam web: The Pakistani Army today violated a ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.The violation came just hours after a previous burst of firing from across the border last night.Pakistani forces had violated the ceasefire yesterday by firing from light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector in Rajouri district at around 2230 hours, officials said.

The LoC has witnessed several border skirmishes between India and Pakistan in recent days.There also have been reports of more than 110 livestock being killed and two dozen houses damaged along the LoC in Rajouri district alone.Over 4,000 locals have been put in camps setup by the government in safer areas in the Rajouri district.There were 83 ceasefire violations, one BAT attack and two infiltration bids from the Pakistani side in June in which 4 people, including 3 jawans, were killed and 12 injured.