JAMMU: At a time when an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunjuwan is under attack by terrorists, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch district of Kashmir. The Pakistani troops launched mortars shells on Saturday at civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC).
There have been no casualties in the shelling. "The Pakistan Army launched mortar shells in Khadi Karmara forward areas in Poonch around 1100 hours today," an official said. The shells fell deep inside Indian territory along the Line of Control triggering panic and fear among the residents.
The Pakistani troops also launched shells along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh forward area in Poonch.
Pakistani troops have been continuously shelling on the areas along the LoC. On Friday, three Army jawans had been injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Poonch. On February 8, a 45-year-old woman was killed in shelling by the Pakistani troops along the LoC.
A total of 18 people, including ten security personnel and eight civilians, were killed and over 75 injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC and the IB in Jammu region this year.