Pakistan troops have targeted LoC Poonch region by firing 120mm mortar explosives which ignited ceasefire which were aimed at Indian posts. Indian army were successful in striking back Pakistan’s violation in border. Pakistan has targeted at least 21 ceasefire violations in LoC border just during the month of August. Firing violations from November 2003 have become prevalent with consistent firing and border attacks.
Indian military personnel stated, Pakistani troops have trigger fire during 9:00 PM with 120 mm mortar shells near Sabzian Sector and have also fired 61 mm mortars near Balakot area until Wednesday morning. Indian Army troops have successfully retaliated Pakistani actions, no traces of injuries or death were reported.
Pakistan army has provoked ceasefire twice on August 11 near Krishna Ghat Sector of Poonch District during noon and second attack near Rajouri district at 9:10 PM on August 10th. During last month Pakistan has triggered 19 ceasefire violations near India-Pakistan border where three jawans were killed. Hamirpur, Krishnagati and Sabzian areas from Poonch have been badly targeted by Pakistan military troops over the past three days in attempt to crawl into country.
One of the defence personnel spoke to media, “Pakistan troops fired from small arms, mortar bombs of 120 mm and 61 mm range on forward posts along the LoC in Sabzian and Balakote sectors in Poonch district overnight”.