Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Krishna Ghati, Nowshera; Indian Army retaliating

The firing from across the LoC reportedly began at around 06:20 am in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 12, 2017 1:43 pm
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Pakistan on Monday resorted to ceasefire violation twice, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati sector and Nowshera in Rajouri, prompting the Indian army to retaliate, according to the news agency ANI. Firing is still on in Nowshera. “Heavy and small arms used by Pak Army, firing still on. Roads in the area have been closed as a measure of precaution”, said NA Chowhan, SDPO Nowshera.

In the morning, the Indian Army retaliated to an indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars initiated by the Pakistan Army, news agency ANI reported. The firing from across the LoC reportedly began at around 06:20 am in Krishna Ghati sector.

Defence spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta was quoted, “Since 1st June, this is 9th ceasefire violation done by Pak army and in last 72 hours this is the 6th ceasefire violation”, as saying by the ANI.

He said, “Our troops are hitting them hard, where it will hit them the hardest. Pakistan is using heavy mortars, RCL guns, RPGs and heavy automatics. Giving befitting reply in equal measure to them.”

He further said, “We have the situation under control. Presently we don’t have a report of any casualty.”

After these incidents, Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh over alleged cross-border firing.

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  1. D
    Jun 12, 2017 at 2:05 pm
    Media blackout gas been imposed in Pak. Pak Army is unable to count the exact no .of its soldiers who died. Our resonse has been more than appropriate thanks to govt's unflinchibg support for Gen Bipin Rawat. 3 Pak civilians died yesterday in iur retaliatory fire but Pak is respinsible for these deaths. Antibationals lije Yechury,Prakash Karat,Sharad Yadav,Sandip dik etc.are sadly demoralizing our Army when the nation must be congratualting it. Conmie Bribda Karat supports what sandip dik said. These traitors must be taught a lesson. Pakustani newspapers are full of praise for dik . D
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      Shafted mohammed
      Jun 12, 2017 at 9:10 am
      I strongly feel give a be ing reply each time stan fires so that the bankrupt state of stan is then in no position to fire back and nor Evan fund terrorist activities in Kashmir. Good strategy to financially drain them may take an year but definitely work.