Pak troops violate ceasefire once again

Pakistani troops today violated the ceasefire yet again as they fired indiscriminatly on Indian forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district.

Updated: Dec 02, 2010, 21:53 PM IST

Jammu: Pakistani troops today violated the
ceasefire yet again as they fired indiscriminatly on Indian
forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district.

Pakistani troops from their Forward Defence Locations
(FDLs) opened indiscriminate firing on several Indian forward
posts along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sub-sector of Poonch
district around 1315 hours, an Army officer at 16 Corps said.
They also fired rocket projectile grenades on the
Indian posts, provoking retaliation by the troops on this side
of the border.

The cross-border firing continued till 1400 hours, he
said, adding the firing from Pakistan resumed at 1430 hours
and was on when the reports last came in.

There was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the
firing, he said.

Pak troops fired from their forward posts of Dhaku,
Piple, 663 Mujahids on India`s forward defence posts of
Kranti, Kranti-1, Chajja, Mahant, Roshni and Nangi Tikri along
LoC in Poonch district.

There have been a series of ceasefire violations by
Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in recent
months to facilitate infiltration attempts by militants.

-PTI