Hours after flag meeting, Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

On Monday, a sector commanders level flag meeting was held in Suchetgarh between the BSF and Pakistan Rangers for two hours.

Hours after flag meeting, Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Jammu: Within hours of a flag meeting to maintain ceasefire on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Rangers fired mortars at Indian positions on Tuesday.

Police said around 1 a.m. the Pakistan Rangers fired two-to-three mortars in the Akhnoor sector of the IB.

"Border Security Force (BSF) troopers did not retaliate. No casualty or damage was caused in the Pakistani shelling," a police officer said.

On Monday, a sector commanders level flag meeting was held in Suchetgarh between the BSF and Pakistan Rangers for two hours.

The meeting was held on Pakistan`s request and the two sides agreed to respect the ceasefire agreement in letter and spirit.