As many as 11 security personnel were killed while 24 others injured in 208 incidents of firing from across Lone of Control (LoC) in Jammu region last year, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today.
Pakistan on Monday displayed white flags along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector possibly as a mark for having peace but it did not respond to calls for a flag meeting between border guards to de-escalate tensions.
Two Pakistani civilians were killed and another was injured in North Waziristan tribal region by "unprovoked" cross-border mortar fire from Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday.
The Pakistan Army on Wednesday claimed "unprovoked" Indian firing across the Line of Control in Kashmir had killed one of its officers and injured a soldier.
Asserting it was ready to deal with any situation on border, Army said Indian troops have responded strongly to ceasefire violations by Pakistan and will continue to send a strong message to it.
After six days of massive exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani troops, guns fell silent on Friday in Poonch area along LoC following a "befitting reply" by Indian Army.
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said India should give a strong reply to the "intermittent firing" by Pakistan soldiers.
Four policemen, including an officer, were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a police van in Quetta city of southwest Pakistan.
DC along with DIG Jammu Tuesday visited Government Medical College hospital here and inquired about the condition of couple injured in Pak firing.
The sudden spurt in firing by Pakistani border guards along the Jammu and Kashmir border is aimed at pushing militants as well as narcotics smugglers.
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August 27, 2014
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