Tag: Ceasefire

Kashmir: Army Captain martyrs, three soldiers injured during Anantnag gunfight

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC

Srinagar: A soldier was injured on Wednesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Defence Ministry sources said the Pakistan Army violated the 2003 ceasefire on the LoC in Kamalkote area of Uri sector. “Our positions retaliated effectively and firing exchanges continued[Read More…]

Syria: Ceasefire backed by Russia, Turkey officially in effect

A ceasefire across Syria, brokered by Russia and Turkey, came into force after the government and armed opposition groups accepted the truce agreement. Russian President Vladimir Putin, a key ally of Bashar al-Assad, announced the deal on Thursday after preparing the agreement with Turkey, a long time backer of the[Read More…]

Turkey, Russia agree on ceasefire in Syria: State media

Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency on Wednesday reported that both the Turkish and Russian governments have agreed the terms of a ceasefire in Syria. The ceasefire, which comes into effect on midnight, aims to expand a ceasefire in the city of Aleppo, brokered by Turkey and Russia earlier this month to[Read More…]

At least 3000 civilians evacuated from east Aleppo: Red Cross

At least 3,000 civilians were evacuated from east Aleppo under a deal allowing Syria’s regime to take full control of the city after years of fighting, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. A revived agreement on a ceasefire and evacuations were announced on Thursday after the initial plan[Read More…]

Aleppo ceasefire violated; situation turns worse

Syrian government forces have renewed the shellings on the last holdouts of rebel-held eastern Aleppo, raising fears that a deal to evacuate civilians and rebels from the city may not be honoured. Journalists, activists, civilians and bloggers have been live-tweeting and updating about the catastrophe in the eastern Aleppo- one[Read More…]

Kashmir: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Naushera district, Indians retaliate

Another ceasefire violation was reported along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district late Monday night. Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortar bombs on forward posts as Indian forces retaliated. “There was ceasefire violation by Pak troops along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district”, a defence[Read More…]

US and Russia seal Syria cease-fire deal

The US and Russia reached an agreement on ceasefire in Syria on Friday. The agreement can possibly bring the two countries together in the fight against Islamic State. Announcing the terms of the agreement, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva said,   “Today we are announcing an[Read More…]

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir

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[Read More…]

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