PM Modi Chairs CCS to Review Pakistan’s Ceasefire Violation on LoC
Amidst heightened tension with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to review the situation along the LoC.
The meeting is understood to have discussed various options related to the LoC in the wake of the Uri attack. The meeting is also understood to have taken stock of ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts.
Pakistan Violates Ceasefire
Pakistani troops have twice violated the ceasefire along the LoC in the last 24 hours. Pakistani troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire in Naugam sector of Kashmir by opening indiscriminate fire towards Indian Army posts.
On Wednesday, Pakistani troops targeted Indian positions with small firearms along the LoC in Poonch district.
In the wake of the violation on Thursday morning, the police said the firing took place at Danesh and Lakshmi posts in Naugam sector.
"Indian troops are effectively retaliating Pakistani firing. Exchanges are still going on in the area," the police added.