Jammu and Kashmir: One civilian injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Nowshera

WION Web Team
RajouriUpdated: Jul 08, 2019, 04:02 PM IST

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'The Indian Army is retaliating in a befitting manner,' said officials.   

One civilian was injured on Monday morning when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district.

"The Indian Army is retaliating in a befitting manner," said officials.   

The injured civilian was identified as Ram Swaroop. He was shifted to Nowshera hospital.

On Saturday, two Army personnel were injured in Pakistani firing in the district's Romali Dhara area of Nowshera sector.

"The Army reported 1,248 cases of ceasefire violations (CFVs) and four casualties along the Line of Control this year," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said last week.

"Appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations, as required, has been carried out by the Indian Army," he added.

(With inputs from agencies)