Pampore encounter: Here are the militant attacks and ceasefire violations since Uri

Militant attacks and ceasefire violations that have taken place since the September 18 Uri attacks.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2016 12:02 pm
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Militants Monday morning attacked the head office of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in the Pampore area in the outskirts of Srinagar. The attack is the latest among a series of attacks and ceasefire violations since the September 18 Uri attack in which 19 Indian security personnel were killed after four terrorists attacked an army camp in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Here is a list of the attacks that have taken place in Kashmir since the Uri attacks:

September 28: Pakistani troops resort to unprovoked firing on forward Indian positions at Sawjian. Second ceasefire violation in the month of September and first major incident following the Uri terror strikes.

September 29: Small arms firing by Pakistani troops at Chapriyal and Samwan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector. Reportedly the third ceasefire violation since the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror camps along the LoC.

October 1: Mortar shelling conducted in the early hours by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pallanwalla sector of Akhnoor.

October 2: Pallanwala sector of Jammu and Kashmir targetted for second time in as many days, as Pakistani troops launh firing and shelling on forward areas along the Line of Control. Sixth ceasefire violation since Indian Army’s surgical strikes.

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October 3: Pakistani troops intensify mortar shelling and firing on Indian Army posts with four ceasefire violations in one single day. Apart from Army posts, civilian areas in several sectors of Poonch district targetted.

October 4: Suspected terrorists attack a police station in Yaripora, Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir.

October 4: Pakistani troops resorted to firing in Kalsiyan, Kalal and Baba Khori area of Naushera sector. Firing occurred in the early hours of the day.

October 4: Militants attack BSF and army camps in Baramulla town, killing one BSF soldier and wounding another.

October 5: Ceasefire violated four times by Pakistani troops after they resort to heavy firing and shelling on Indian Army posts and civilian areas in Poonch, Rajouri and Kupwara districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

October 6: Terrorists open fire at an army camp in Langate in Kupwara. No security personnel died but three of the terrorists involved were killed.

October 7: Pakistan Army resort to heavy shelling and gunfire at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region.

October 8: Policeman killed by terrorists in Shopian sector at a police post. Terrorists manage to flee.

October 8: Pakistani troops reportedly violate ceasefire again after firing along the border in Mendhar sector of Poonch district. Second such violation in two days and allegedly 25th such incident since the September 29 surgical strikes by the Indian Army.

October 10: Militants strike a government building (Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute) in Sempora area of Pampore early in the morning. An encounter between militants and security forces took place in the premises in February this year which lasted for more than 48 hours.