J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire for second time in less than 24 hours in Poonch

Khari Karmara falls opposite Rawalakote where Indian Army soldiers, in a cross LoC raid on Monday evening, killed three Pakistani troopers. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 28, 2017, 01.06 PM (IST)

The Pakistani troops again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir’s Khari Karmara area of Poonch district on Thursday.

This is the second ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours targeting Indian forward posts and villages.

The Indian Army is retaliating strongly to the indiscriminate firing. There was no immediate report of any casualty so far. 

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Khari Karmara falls opposite Rawalakote where Indian Army soldiers, in a cross LoC raid on Monday evening, killed three Pakistani troopers. 

The raid had come in retaliation to the killing of four Indian soldiers including a Major by Pakistan in Keri sector last week.  

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a total of 881 ceasefire violations in 2017, highest in past seven years, resulting in the death of 34 people.