Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, Sunderbani sectors; Indian Army gives befitting response

The Pakistani Army targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district on Saturday morning with mortars and small arms fire.


Jammu: The Pakistan Army on Saturday targeted several posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors of Rajouri district with mortars and small arms fire, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

The firing in Sunderbani is the second ceasefire violation by the Pakistani side in less than six hours.

Earlier today, the Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire in Nowshera sector and in the afternoon they started firing in Sunderbani sector targeting Indian posts and civilian areas.

"Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nowshera sector from 1030 hours using 120 mm mortars and small arms fire. Our Army is giving a befitting response to Pakistani fire," a Defence Spokesman said.

He said there has been no loss of life, injury or damage to property reported so far even as the exchange of firing continued.

"Pakistan Army resorted to ceasefire violation in Sunderbani sector using 120 mm mortars, automatic and small arms from 1410 hrs," the spokesman said.

"Our troops are giving a befitting response," the spokesman said.

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