Pakistan violates ceasefire again

In fresh ceasefire violations, Pakistani forces resorted to shelling and firing along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night.

PTI| Updated: Oct 08, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violations, Pakistani forces resorted to shelling and firing along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night.

There were three fresh violation of ceasefire as Pakistani forces resorted to mortar shelling and firing in the sub sectors of Kanachak and Pargwal in Jammu district and Hiranagar in Kathua district along the international border (IB) tonight.

BSF troops gave a strong retaliation and the exchanges are on, police officials said.

In the last 24 hours, Pakistani Rangers targeted 50 border outposts (BoPs) and 35 hamlets along the 192-km boundary killing 2 women and injuring 15 others, including three BSF jawans.

Eight people have been killed and 75 others injured in the shelling and firing along LoC and IB in Jammu and Poonch districts by Pakistan for over a week this month.