Pakistan Violates Ceasefire for the Second Time in 24 Hours

The ultras fired at Special Police Officer Haleem Gujjar at his residence in Gutroo village of Tral area.
  • In second ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours, Pakistani troops on Monday resorted to mortar shelling and firing by automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pooch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Army to retaliate.
  • "There was unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Poonch sector from 0640 hours today, using 82 mm mortars, automatic weapons," a defence spokesman said.
  • Indian Army personnel took positions and responded befittingly to the Pakistani firing, the spokesman said, adding that intermittent firing was going on. There is no casualty on Indian side, he said.