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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire

Earlier on Sunday, the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector. Photograph: (Zee News Network)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 12, 2017, 03.41 AM (IST)

Pakistani troops have again violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. This time Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector's Lam, in Rajouri district, ANI reported.

NA Chowhan, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Nowshera, said heavy and small arms were being used by the Pakistani Army. He added that the firing is still on.

Even as firing continues, India repatriated 11 Pakistani prisoners via Wagah Border today, ANI reported.

Earlier today, Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars at 6:20 am along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector.

The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively.

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On Sunday, the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector.

This came after the Pakistan Army earlier in the day initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Naushera along the Line of Control (LoC).

Pakistan summons India's deputy high commissioner

Pakistan, meanwhile, alleged that two Pakistani civilians were killed in firing by Indian troops along the LoC.

The country summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh on Monday and condemned the alleged ceasefire violation.

Geo TV quoted the army's media wing as saying that Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing with heavy weapons in the Jandrot and Hotspring (Tattapani) sectors.

 

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