Pakistan violates ceasefire twice in one day, India retaliates

JAMMU: Pakistan violated the ceasefire twice on Monday by resorting to unprovoked shooting and mortar shelling in the Nowshera and Sunderbani district sectors along the Line of Control (LoC). This was the third consecutive day of a Pakistan ceasefire violation throughout the.

Jammu-based defense spokesman Lt. Col. Devender Anand said: “At approximately 4 pm, Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing small arms and mortar bombing throughout the LoC in the sector from Nowshera. Indian troops are retaliating accordingly. He also reported that Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire for the second time around 4.30 pm in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri in the region.

On April 29, the Pakistan army had violated the ceasefire in the Shahpur and Kirni sectors along the LoC in the Poonch district. On April 28, Pakistan had resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling across the LoC in the Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors of the Poonch district. On April 27, Pakistan had violated the ceasefire along the LoC in the Mankote sector of Poonch.