Pak violates ceasefire, targets 3 sub-sectors

Pak violates ceasefire, targets 3 sub-sectors

Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated ceasefire after over a month-long lull and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in three sub-sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, drawing retaliation from Indian forces.

“Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir today (Wednesday),” a senior Army officer said.

While Pakistani troops resorted to heavy firing and shelling of 81 mm mortar bombs in two forward sub-sector of Sabjian and Mandi along the LoC in Poonch district from 6:40 pm, they also resorted to firing in a forward belt in the Kashmir Valley, he said.

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