Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along LoC in JK, two porters injured

Vastavam web: Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire by firing from small arms and automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, injuring two porters working with the Indian Army, officials said.”Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms and automatic weapons from 1145 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC),” a senior army officer said.Two people were injured in the firing and have been evacuated to the nearest hospital, the officer said, adding that their condition was stable.
On September 3, Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch along the LoC.On September 1, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Kamaljit Singh of the Border Security Force sustained bullet injuries due to enemy fire initiated from across the Line of Control while he was deployed at a forward post in Krishna Ghati Sector in Poonch. Singh later succumbed to injuries.On August 30, Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing and shelling from across the border in Nowshera sector, targeting forward posts and civilian areas.
A day before, Border Security Force (BSF) jawan K K Appa Rao was seriously injured in sniper fire when Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire along the IB in Jammu district.On August 23, senior Army commanders of India and Pakistan held a flag meeting on the LoC in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, and agreed to institute mechanisms for durable peace and tranquillity on the border.In the flag meeting, the two sides had agreed to re- energise instant communication between field commanders, whenever required, to resolve petty matters, a BSF official had said.Incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan have increased sharply this yea.