Ahead of PM Modi's Ladakh visit today, Pak violates ceasefire again along IB

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Ladakh on Sunday, Pakistan once again violated ceasefire this morning, targetting 15 border outposts along the Ibternational Border in Arnia and RS Pura sectors of Jammu.

Updated: Oct 12, 2014, 08:03 AM IST
Ahead of PM Modi's Ladakh visit today, Pak violates ceasefire again along IB

New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Ladakh on Sunday, Pakistan once again violated ceasefire this morning, targetting 15 border outposts along the Ibternational Border in Arnia and RS Pura sectors of Jammu.

Pakistani troops, after violating ceasefire on Saturday once the guns had fallen silent on Thursday, resorted to firing and mortar shelling on Sunday morning.

PM Modi visiting Ladakh region's Leh and Kargil districts today where is going to inaugurate power projects and address troops in Leh.

Two BSF jawans were among four injured when Pakistan on Saturday morning targetted 10 border posts and civilian areas along the International Border in Jammu district by firing with small arms, automatic weapons and mortar shells.

BSF troops guarding the borderline along IB took positions and retaliated to the Pakistani firing which resulted in intermittent exchanges of fire, he said.

Two BSF jawans suffered minor injuries in the firing exchanges, the officer said, adding the exchanges continued till 0600 hours this morning.

The injured jawans have been identified as Head Constable Sumit and Constable Vaishnov Dutt.

(With PTI inputs)