J&K: Pakistan continues ceasefire violations in Rajouri, Kathua districts

The Indian troops retaliated to the ceasefire violations. There has been no reports of any casualty or damage yet.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 20, 2016 12:51 pm
kathua-759 According to ANI reports, Pakistani forces fired around 25 rounds of small weapons and 2 small mortars in Hiranagar sector.

Pakistan on early Thursday morning resorted to ceasefire violation in Bhimer Gali(BG) sector of Rajouri and in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district.

According to ANI reports, Pakistani forces fired around 25 rounds of small weapons and 2 small mortars in Hiranagar sector.

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“Detail checking revealed that it (firing at IB in Kathua) was an attempted forced infiltration bid by a group of 6 terrorists, foiled,” said a BSF official.

The Indian troops retaliated to the ceasefire violations. There has been no reports of any casualty or damage yet.

Defence spokesman, lieutenant colonel, Manish Mehta told IANS, “The troops violated bilateral ceasefire in Bhimber Ghali (BG) sector of the LoC. They used mortars to target our positions.” The shelling stopped at 3.30 am, however small arms and automatic gunfire exchanges continued, Mehta added.
More details awaited.

With ANI and IANS inputs