Jammu And Kashmir: One Killed as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Kanachak Area of Akhnoor Sector
Srinagar, Jan 21: At least one person reportedly lost his life in Akhnoor sector’s Kanachak area of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan army targetted civilian areas on Sunday. Reports claimed that neighboring country also targetted civilians across the international border. The death toll of people increased to 12 after the firing in last four days.
Meanwhile, an Army jawan, injured in Pakistani shelling, succumbed to injuries last night, raising the death toll in the border firing since Thursday to 11, police said.
“Pakistan has resumed heavy shelling along LoC in Bhawani, Karali, Said, Numb and Sher Makri areas of Rajouri district this evening,” DC, Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said. Sepoy C K Roy, posted in a forward post in Mankote sector of Poonch district, was injured in Pakistani firing yesterday and succumbed to injuries at a military hospital last night, a police official said.
His death raised the number of persons killed in the Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in the five districts of Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Poonch and Rajouri since Thursday to 11.
Miffed after fresh rounds of ceasefire violation, India summoned Pakistan’s deputy high commissioner on Saturday