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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

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WION Web Team Srinagar Jul 11, 2019, 11.44 AM (IST)

Pakistan troops on Wednesday night violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch's Digwar sector, an official said today.

"The Indian Army has given a befitting reply. No death or injury has been reported," he added.

On Monday, Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire along the LoC in the Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. A civilian was injured in the cross-firing.

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

On July 1, Pakistan violated the ceasefire 1,248 times along the Line of Control (LoC) in the last six months, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Giving details of the CFVs, the minister said - 203 ceasefire violations took place in January, 215 in February, 267 in March, 234 in April, 221 in May and 108 in June. 

(With inputs from ANI)