J&K: Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Poonch's Krishna Ghati Sector

Lester Mason
October 13, 2017

"The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively", he had said earlier.

Pakistan Army on Friday initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.The Indian army too gave a befitting response.

The firing of small arms and automatics by Pakistani troops on Thursday had continued till evening, the spokesman said.

At around 10:35 a.m., Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms along the LoC in Krishna Ghati Sector.

Meanwhile, sources said schools in Digwar and Karmara areas have been closed for today in view of the intense shelling from across the border.

Sepoy TK Reddy, 21, from Obulapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district and defence porter Mohd Zahir, 22, from Kalali village in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district died in the firing, the spokesman said.

This is the third provocation in the last 24 hours from the Pakistan side.

Against a total of 449 incidents last year, there have been 600 ceasefire violations till September this year, killing eight civilians and 16 soldiers whereas last year 13 security personnel were killed.

On October 6, Pakistani troops opened fire at Baba Khori and other areas in Rajouri district, and on October 4, three Army jawans were injured in indiscriminate firing in Poonch sector.

Sepoy TK Reddy was a fearless and sincere soldier and Mohammed Zahir was a honest and dedicated worker. The nation will always remain indebted to them for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty, he added.

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