New Delhi, September 16: Pakistan resorted to yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir with intensive shelling, an Army official said on Monday, adding that there were no reports of injuries or casualties.
The ceasefire violation was reported from the Balakote block in Mendhar sector at around 10.30 p.m. on Sunday. "The ceasefire violation was unprovoked and was initiated by Pakistan. Pakistan forces fired small arms and carried out intensive shelling with mortars. Indian Army retaliated to the befittingly," said an official.
Indian troops suffered minor injuries in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balakote, Mendhar sector last night. The injured were evacuated & are currently under treatment. https://t.co/mnhdCMhJvQ
— ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2019
Earlier on Sunday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that Pakistan had resorted to more than 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations so far this year in which 21 Indians have been killed.