Pak violates ceasefire on LoC, jawan injured in Nowshera

Jammu, Apr 6: Pakistan yet again violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked on the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Pakistani Army on Friday evening at around 1700 hours initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars along LoC in Nowshera sector,” defence spokesman here said.
They said that Indian Army effectively and strongly retaliating to the firing.
On Thursday a man and his daughter were injured after Pakistani troops fired mortars at forward posts and targeted civilian areas in Nowshera sector of Rajouri.
On Tuesday, an Army jawan was killed while four others, including a Lieutenant and JCOs, were injured as Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch.
The death toll due to Pakistani shelling along the LoC this year has gone up to 27, with the latest incidents.
The dead included 13 security personnel and five members of a family who lost their lives when a shell hit their house in Balakote sector of Poonch district on March 18.
Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire along the LoC and the International Border over 650 times this year.
Meanwhile an Army jawan was injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops who opened fire and resorted to shelling along the Line of Control.