Jammu & Kashmir: BSF Officer Martyred, 6-Year-Old Girl Killed as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch; Indian Army Shoots Down 2 Pak Soldiers in Retaliatory Action
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Poonch, April 1: Pakistan on Monday violated ceasefire in Mankote and Krishna Ghati sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. According to reports, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer was martyred in the Pakistani firing. Meanwhile, a six-year-old girl was killed in the heavy shelling. Five security personnel and nine civilians were also injured in the ceasefire violation. The firing is still on, and the Indian Army is retaliating strongly. The Army also destroyed Pakistan bunkers in which two Pakistani rangers were killed. More details are still awaited.

On March 24 also, the Indian Army retaliated strongly to Pakistan ceasefire violation and destroyed a Pakistan Army post opposite the Akhnoor sector on the Line of Control (LoC). The video which surfaced after the incident shows the Pakistani flag flying upside down as a signal of emergency or extreme distress. "The Pakistani flag is flying upside down in the video taken yesterday In front of Akhnoor Sector where the enemy post can be seen completely destroyed," defence sources said.

Meanwhile, last Sunday an Army jawan was martyred in the Pakistan ceasefire violation in Rajouri district. The jawan was identified as Hari Waker, a resident of Rajasthan. Till now, there are around 80 incidents of ceasefire violation are reported in 2019.