Pakistani troops again violate ceasefire in J & K; Kargil sector witnesses firing

Jammu: In yet another violation of ceasefire, Pakistani troops fired on forward Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night.

Defence spokesman SN Acharya said, Pakistani troops targeted Indian forward posts in Mendhar and Hamirpur areas with small arms fire at around 9.45 PM and Indian troops responded to it. However, there is no report of any casualty on the Indian side.


In a related development, Army has killed 28 militants along the LoC and in the hinterland in Kashmir Valley since the June 24 Hyderpora attack. GOC of Srinagar-based 15 Corps Lt.

Gen Gurmeet Singh told reporters that the Army has also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami on Friday reviewed security situation with senior state officials.