The ceasefire violation from across the LoC in Poonch came a day after Indian troops in retaliatory fire inflicted heavy casualties among Pakistani troops and destroyed a number of militant camps at various places across the LoC opposite Kashmir Valley’s Tangdhar area.
Asked whether another surgical strike was needed in view of terror training camps and launch pads, Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh said a surgical strike is one of the options available.
Defence Ministry spokesperson Lt Colonel Devender Anand said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing small arms and shelling with mortars in Bakalote area of Mendhar on Saturday evening as well.
The MEA said that the Indian government has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to ask its forces to adhere to 2003 ceasefire understanding and maintain peace and tranquility along LoC and international border.
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