February 2018 News

Pak Resorts To Firing, Shelling Along LoC In Rajouri, Jammu: Army

28 February 2018

Jammu: Pakistani troops have fired and shelled forward areas along the LoC in Sunderbani, Nowshera and Khour sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts, forcing the Indian Army to retaliate effectively, defence spokesperson said on Wednesday. 'The Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire agreement around 1030 hours today in Nowshera, Kalal and Sunderbani sectors along the Line of Control in Rajouri district,' he said. Pakistani troops also resorted to ceasefire violations in Chakla and Baldoo areas in Khour sector late Tuesday night, police said. '(The Indian) Army is retaliating effectively', they said. On Tuesday, the Pakistan Army shelled forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF). Authorities have shut 72 schools along the LoC in Rajouri district and in Mendhar sector of Poonch district as a precautionary measure.