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Pakistan Army violates ceasefire again in Jammu

Pakistan Army on Wednesday opened fire at Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district, an official said.

“Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire in Arnia area in R.S. Pura late on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning,” a police officer told IANS.

The officer said the Pakistani army targeted three Border Security Force (BSF) posts - Pital Post, Kaku-de-Kothae and Tent Post.

“Pakistan firing started at 11.55 p.m. on Tuesday and stopped at 1 a.m. on Wednesday,” the officer said.

The Pakistani army again resorted to firing at 3 a.m. local time Wednesday. The firing is still on.

The officer said the BSF has effectively retaliated the firing.

Army and intelligence agencies maintain that firing by Pakistan is intended to facilitate infiltration of armed guerrillas into the Indian side of the border.



  • LoC tensions in August
  • 11th August:

    Two troopers and two women injured in unprovoked firing by the Pakistan Rangers at four Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district Firing at the Johra Post, Nowa Pind, Jogna Chak and Tent Post at around 4.15 am.

  • 8th August:

    Pakistani troops target Indian forward posts with small arms and automatic weapons along the LoC at Bhimbher Gali sub-sector in > Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir at 10.30 pm. The Indian Army troops responded with equal calibre weapons to Pakistan’s firing which resulted in intermittent exchanges of fire.

  • 5th August

    Pakistani troops targeted Indian forward posts along the LoC in Sher Shakti forward belt of Poonch district.




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