Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing on forward Indian positions along the LoC and the International Border (IB) thrice in 24 hours, injuring a BSF personnel in Jammu region.
This is the first instance of ceasefire violation after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar last week visited forward areas of the state, including Poonch, sources said.
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Pakistani troops first resorted to firing from across the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch around midnight Sunday. The firing continued for half an hour and restarted at 6 am. They also resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Indian positions along the IB in Hiranagar on Monday at around 11.20 am, and BSF constable A K Rabha was injured in the firing. The ceasefire violation in Poonch took place in the same area where Army had, a few days ago, foiled an infiltration attempt and killed a militant.