According to latest updates, Pakistan’s troops have violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Shahpur sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The troops fired mortar shells along the border and no injuries or casualties have been reported so far.
A News 18 report says that an Army official confirmed the ceasefire, “Pakistani soldiers violated the border ceasefire through indiscriminate firing at around 12.10 am on our posts along the LoC in Shahpur sector,” adding, “We have responded immediately and gave appropriate reply in a measured manner.”
This violation comes just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in indirect tones at the G20 platform, that “only a only single nation in South Asia is spreading agents of terror” and called on the international community to isolate and sanction those indulging in the same.
Speaking on the ‘Other Issues Affecting World Economy’ on second day of the 11th G20 Summit, PM Modi said that terror and violence pose a great fundamental challenge before the world. “There are some nations that use it as an instrument of state policy. Indeed, one single nation in South Asia is spreading these agents of terror in the countries of our region,” he said.
The Prime Minister emphasised on the fact that India has a policy of zero tolerance to terrorism. “For us, terrorist is a terrorist,” he said.
Earlier this month a day ahead of Independence Day, Pakistan had violated the ceasefire, to which the Indian responded heavily. Pakistani troops had resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian side along the Line of Control in Shahpu Kandi area of the border Poonch district.