Jammu, September 8: Pakistan on Sunday targeted forward posts and several villages in Jammu and Kashmir with heavy firing and shelling. An Army official said that Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) for the second day in a row. According to a tweet by ANI, the houses have been damaged in Kalal and Deeing village in Nowshera of Rajouri district due to heavy shelling by Pakistan today. Reports inform that the Indian army is retaliating strongly. Brijesh, deputy superintendent of Police of Nowshera informed that no casualty or injury has been reported till now. Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier Killed in Ceasefire Violation By Pakistan Along LoC.
On Sunday, the Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Sunderbani and Nowshera sectors of Rajouri district. Officials were quoted by ANI saying that at around 10 am, Pakistan initiated the ceasefire violation by firing small arms and shelling with mortars. The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively, they added. Panic gripped the border residents in the two sectors as the shelling from Pakistani side was intense, causing damage to at least one residential house.
Here's the tweet:
Jammu & Kashmir: Houses damaged in Kalal & Deeing village in Nowshera of Rajouri district due to heavy shelling by Pakistan today. Indian army is retaliating. Brijesh, deputy superintendent of Police (Nowshera) says, “No casualty or injury reported till now.” pic.twitter.com/CT9CDDd5vZ
— ANI (@ANI) September 8, 2019
Panic gripped residents in the border areas in the two sectors as the shelling from Pakistani side was intense, causing damage to at least one residential house. On Saturday, Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing and shelling in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sectors in nearby Poonch district. Indian troops retaliated befittingly and the exchange of fire between the two sides continued throughout the day but there was no report of any casualty.