Ceasefire vioation: India, Pakistan border tension heats up after fresh firing

India on Tuesday alleged that Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked heavy firing in at least three places on the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, stepping up the tension between the tense neighbours.

Written by Arun Sharma | Jammu | Updated: October 4, 2016 5:59 pm
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India on Tuesday alleged that Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked heavy firing in at least three places on the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, stepping up the tension between the tense neighbours.

“Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Pallanwalla sector came at 1.35 pm,” said a Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Colonel Manish Mehta. Adding that Indian troops were also retaliating, he said that there had been no casualty or damage on the Indian side.

 

Earlier Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation at three locations in Naushera sector from 5 am Tuesday. “They used small arms, automatics and mortars,” he said, adding that Indian troops are responding appropriately. No casualty or damage to property has been reported on the Indian side till reports last came in, he added.

Significantly, the latest ceasefire violations by Pakistan have come less than 24 hours after Jammu and Kashmir government ordered reopening of schools in border areas on Monday except those where administration has set up shelter camps for border migrants. In those schools also, their principals and in-charge have been asked to hold special classes for children of border migrants camping there.

However, according to locals in Naushera sector, the first fire from Pakistani side came around 12.33 am. By around 4 am, its volume had increased, they said. However, people living near the LoC in the area were yet to move to safer places despite alert sounded by security forces, they said, adding that the shelling at all the three places in Naushera sector has stopped since afternoon.

Earlier, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Noushera, Harbans Lal Sharma, said that though shells were falling awaf from residential areas, the administration was watching the situation. If mortar shelling continued at the same pace, they may shift people of nearly ten villages falling within two kms distance from LoC to safer places, he said, adding that they have already been geared up to meeting such situations.

 

Ever since India carried out surgical strikes on terror launching pads across the LoC causing significant losses to terrorists and those shielding them, this has been the second incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the area. It was earlier during wee hours of Thursday that Pakistani troops had resorted to small arms fire in Kalal area.

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    Ikok
    Oct 4, 2016 at 5:35 pm
    The goonda in the region need to be tamed .. India act as a goonda for small countries
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      Fire
      Oct 4, 2016 at 4:52 pm
      Did he convey this message to your mother in the bedroom
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        Fire
        Oct 4, 2016 at 5:24 pm
        I am India but not stupied like you and Modi
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          Fire
          Oct 4, 2016 at 5:43 pm
          Praateeeeeeik. Don't be knotty
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            Fire
            Oct 4, 2016 at 6:51 pm
            Prateeeik. Have rubbed the oil to her. I am comming
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              Fire
              Oct 4, 2016 at 5:42 pm
              Pratreeeeeeeeeek. Don't be knotty
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                Fire
                Oct 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm
                Why should worry. We can make another so called surgical strike. We are experts in creating dramas. Long live Modo. Long live so called surgical striks
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                  James Martell
                  Oct 4, 2016 at 7:20 pm
                  Why is everyone talking about Peace when the real issue is Kashmir....if this is not resolved than this will continue...stan will not let go of the issue. All those that talk about it being an internal issue or the king went to India all you need to do is look at Hyberbad whereby the Raj wanted to be with stan but was forcefully annexed. Kashmir should be given a choice....If India wants peace it must stop false propa....it must also stop its evil design to destabilise stan..only today 4 women innocent got killed in Quetta by RAW Agents.
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                    Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                    Oct 4, 2016 at 8:13 pm
                    And shrine worshippers laying chaddars and throwing flowers in dargah on dead bodies while going around anti clockwise around empty buildings during makka pilgrimage believes that dead bodies and empty buildings are their God.
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                      Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                      Oct 4, 2016 at 6:34 pm
                      Even America did not release footage till to date how ""Osama bent over bin laid-down"" pushed his wife in front to shield himself and the bullet ripped his forehead and body got dumped in the Indian Ocean, this all happened right inside his safe house heaven ,--abbotabad---PAAPISTAN,---and PAAPis armies are still living in denial dream..
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                        SubbuI
                        Oct 4, 2016 at 1:27 pm
                        IT APPEARS NOW THAT ALL THAT IS GOING ON AFTER READIND WHAT PAKSTHAN AMBADOR HAS SPOKE ABOUT RESUMING TALKS ETC THAT lt;br/gt;" FIXED MATCH" BETWEEN FEKU AND SHARRIF. RIGHT FROM MODI BASHAN IN KERALA ON DEEN DAYAL UBAADYA ( many people don't know who is this fellow) BIRTH DAY BASH ABOUT MUSLIM TREATMENT AND TALKING TO STHAN AWAM AND THEN TO KASHMIR AWAM. THEN ALL DRAMABAZI BY LILIT MODI FAIR LADY IN UNOGA THEN SRGICAL(MOST ABUSED WORD) STRIKE AND THEN ALL CHEST THUMBING. THOUGH IT IS ONLY ONE DAY MATCH MORE 20/20 MATCHES FIXED ONES ARE THERE AS ELECTION IS NEARING . SHAME ON THESE GOONS
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                          Umar
                          Oct 4, 2016 at 6:57 pm
                          Well reading some funny stories here makes me laugh when donkeys are asked to elect they elected Hindu taliban leader modi I said this million times we should focus onlt;br/gt;Peace not war because if we have to talk abt wars the history most often seems different 1000 years of Muslim rule one way or the other that too by Muslims from the north let's not go beyond each other and be practical its zero sum game and if it comes down to the army trust me stan army is much more motivated u can count five to 1 and joke of the century is surgical theatre not strike hahahah one of my friend also talked abt denial welllt;br/gt;Some of my friends are in denial that stan got independence in 47 thay are also in denial that Akbar ruled them they also deny that India has the record of being worst neighbor they can also deny that Nadar shah conquered India in few minutes they can also deny that there was babri mosque which was put down by Hindu taliban leader modi and his istants they also deny they macred Muslimslt;br/gt;In Gujrat they also deny they have cast system in which shudras can only cry solt;br/gt;Let's not talk abt denials let's spread love not hate
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                            Amit
                            Oct 4, 2016 at 12:27 pm
                            Modi Modi Modi Modi
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                              Dr Kusuma
                              Oct 4, 2016 at 11:52 am
                              it looks like situation at the LOC is very serious. We must eb very vigilant and must allow terrorists to come to India and kill our army men like they did in uri. Every effort ,ust be made to preserve the integrity of our great nation Jai Hind
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                                bharat
                                Oct 4, 2016 at 3:23 pm
                                Nahi , Abdul ki maa ne choosa tha.
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                                  bharat
                                  Oct 4, 2016 at 3:26 pm
                                  Nahi, Abdul ki mummy ne chusa tha.
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                                    Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
                                    Oct 4, 2016 at 12:32 pm
                                    " We must eb very vigilant and must allow terrorists to come to India and kill our army men like they did in uri."---Do you mean what you have written? Are you a doctor who treats patients or one who got PhD?
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                                      Girija Nandini
                                      Oct 4, 2016 at 2:24 pm
                                      stan is very less capable in military prowessdian soldiers are also one of the best in the world. Pak soldiers are most incompetent,corrupt and defiant. stan has immense internal problems.But always stan has been able to put India in Chaos through proxy war.Mumbai blast,Parliament attack,Jammu attack,Ramban attack,and so on.
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                                        devang javeri
                                        Nov 3, 2016 at 2:23 pm
                                        It is Jawaharlal Nehru's fault that half of kashmir is with stanlt;br/gt;Why did he go to the UN and lose Indias land to stanlt;br/gt;Similarly he did not use airforce during the Indo-China war and went yet again to UN and lost land to china
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                                          devang javeri
                                          Nov 3, 2016 at 2:19 pm
                                          You have your facts incorrect. I am sure you are not an Indian
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                                            DD
                                            Oct 4, 2016 at 5:42 pm
                                            stan will be divided into 4 pieces. insha allah. allah ki yahi marzi hai hai.. Ameen..
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