Two persons were killed and three were injured when Pakistani army fired mortar bombs along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday.
This is the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Indo- Pak border in the past few days. A woman had died while three other persons were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troops earlier.
“The Indian Army is retaliating ‘strongly and effectively’, PRO Ministry of Defence (MoD), Jammu, Lt Col Manish Mehta said. “Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatic weapons, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 0715 hours along the Line of Control (LC) in Nowshera sector,” Mr. Mehta said.
“Two persons have been killed and three others injured in the firing and shelling by Pakistani Army along LoC in Nowshera belt,” Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Rajouri told PTI.
Pakistani troops are targeting Jangarh, Bhawani, Laam belts, officials said.
Since November 2003, the ceasefire between India and Pakistan have been continuing.