Jammu: In yet another violation of ceasefire, the Pakistan Army resorted to shelling forward posts along the LoC with in Akhnoor sector on Tuesday, officials said.
Officials said Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the Line of Control (LoC) in this year.
The officials said:”There was continuous ceasefire violation as the Pakistani troops resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in Akhnoor sector in Jammu district on Tuesday.
They said the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by resorting to shelling with mortar bombs.
The officials said the causality was caused in the Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Keri Battal forward area in the Sunderbani sector. On Sunday too, the sector was targeted by the Pakistan Army in unprovoked ceasefire violation.
An Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire on Monday.
Media reports said the year 2018 witnessed the highest number of ceasefire violations numbering 2,936 by Pakistani troops.
It is worthwhile to mention that Pakistan continues to violate the 2003 ceasefire agreement with India despite repeated calls for restraint.