Undeterred by the threat of firing from across the border by Pakistani forces, sarpanch Mohammad Azam, along with 310 others, walked to the hypersensitive polling booth along LoC in Poonch district on Tuesday to cast his vote for "ceasefire" and "development".
Maimed by a landmine laid near the LoC here to check infiltration, Shabir Ahmed walked several miles on a prosthetic leg to attend the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday with the hope that the visit will change the scenario of "apathy" towards people like him.
Goods worth over Rs 1 crore were traded across the Line of Control (LoC) between Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Jammu and Kashmir at Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point in Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Army troops foiled second infiltration bid in less than 24 hours by a group of terrorists along the Line of Control in Poonch district.
Violating the ceasefire for the fourth time within a week, Pakistani troops on Sunday were said to have opened fire in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
A day after twin attacks resulting in killing of 10 people including an Army officer, the Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.