Amid tension on the border due to repeated ceasefire violation by Pakistan, the Army on Monday exchanged greetings and sweets with their Pakistani counterparts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Pakistani Army officials were led by Major Umer Gul of 11 Baloch Regiment and Major Yaseen, while the Indian side was led by Major S. Manhas at the flag meeting held at Chakan-Da- Bagh crossing point.
Heavy firing exchanges erupted along the International border (IB) on Sunday night after Pakistan violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian posts to push in a group of militants in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district, where one intruder was killed.
It is the 14th time that Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the IB and the LoC in the last fortnight.
Pakistan troops also fired on the forward posts in Krishnagati belt along the LoC in Poonch sector violating the ceasefire on Sunday night. — PTI