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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC, Firing On Since 2 pm

There have been 11 ceasefire violations in the last five days.

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Pakistan violated the ceasefire on Thursday by mortar shelling and firing small arms on forward posts and civilians areas along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing strong retaliation from Indian troops, the Army said.

There have been 11 ceasefire violations in the last five days and a total of 15 along the LoC and the international border in Jammu region since 1 January in which one civilian was killed and seven others were injured.

Defence Spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta said:

The Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of mortars, small arms and automatic weapons from 1400 hours in Nowshera sector along the Line of Control in Rajouri district.
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Indian troops are retaliating strongly and effectively, and the firing is on, he said. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed on 14 June in retaliatory fire after they breached the truce, targeting forward posts and civilians areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

There were 3 ceasefire violations on 12 June.

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