Pak violates ceasefire 2nd time in two days

In yet another ceasefire violation and the second in two days, Pakistani troops fired along the Indo-Pak border in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring an Army jawan.

Updated: Aug 17, 2011, 12:28 PM IST

Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation
and the second in two days, Pakistani troops fired along the
Indo-Pak border in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir,
injuring an Army jawan.
There was suspected movement along the Line of Control
(LOC) in forward belt of Keri area in Rajouri sector and a
Patrol party was launched in the area immediately yesterday, a
senior Army official said.

During patrolling, an Army jawan was injured when troops
fired from Pakistan, he said, adding that BSF troops fired
back, resulting in exchanges for a brief period.

The injured was hospitalised, he said, adding, the
suspected militants escaped.

"It is a clear case of ceasefire violation. We have
lodged a protest with Pak authorities today," he said.
Pakistani troops on Independence Day violated ceasefire
by firing on the Indian post along the Indo-Pak Border in
Samba district.

Pakistani troops from Imran post fired on Ballard forward
post along the International Border in Ramgarh sub-sector of
the district around 3.45 AM on August 15.

PTI