On Thursday, a woman was killed and a soldier who had come home on leave was among the four people injured as Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling at various places in Rajouri and Pooch districts.
"Indian Army will continue retaliatory measures and retain right to punitively respond to ceasefire violations. Support for terrorism by the Pakistan Army is unacceptable," Lieutenant General A K Bhatt told his Pakistani counterpart.
"The time has come to act and silence the Pakistani guns as the residents of border areas, since July last year, have suffered unimaginable losses due to unprovoked Pakistani firing and shelling," he said interacting with people in Gandhi Nagar in Jammu.
The Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in the Krishnagati sector of Poonch district. The firing in the Krishnagati sector began around 6 am and the Indian troops retaliated effectively.
Considered as one of the “shortest” and “safest” infiltration routes into Kupwara district from across the Line of Control, the Machil sector has once again come under the spotlight with the killing of three Indian soldiers. Situated at an altitude of more than 6,500 feet, this sector is marked by dense forests, with the weather […]