Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Home India Unprovoked shelling continues on LoC

Unprovoked shelling continues on LoC

By NewsGram Staff-Writer

credit: www.dailytimes.com.pk
credit: www.dailytimes.com.pk

Jammu: Pakistan army on Wednesday resorted to firing at Indian positions on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region, in an another instance of rapid ceasefire violation.

Police officials informed that this is the third such violation of ceasefire by Pakistan in 48 hours in the same sector. A senior police officer told, “In the early hours of morning today (Wednesday), Pakistan army used 82 mm mortars and automatic weapons to target Indian positions on the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district.”

“Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Balakot sector using automatics yesterday (Tuesday) from 6.30 p.m to 9 p.m. Today (Wednesday) in Krishna Ghati sector, they have been using 82 mm mortars and automatics from 7.10 a.m.,” defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said.

“The shelling and firing is continuing. We have responded appropriately and effectively. No casualty has been so far reported from our side. Pakistan army also fired 120 mm mortar and RPGs at Indian positions,” he told.

With Inputs from IANS

STAY CONNECTED

18,957FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,780FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Twitter Tests New Feature for Automatic Translation of Tweets

Twitter has kicked off a test with a small group of users across iOS and Android in Brazil that automatically translates tweets that are...

Facebook Removes More Adult, Violent Content on Instagram

Facebook has removed more pieces of content related to adult nudity and sexual activity along with violent and graphic content on Instagram in the...

TikTok Secretly Collects Data in Violation of Google Policies: Report

TikTok secretly collected device data for months via its Android app using a technique that Google prohibits developers from using without consent of users,...

Here’s How You Can Avoid Smudging of Makeup Under a Mask

With the safety at the top of your mind hygiene rituals are replacing beauty routines, and wearing a face mask has become the new...

Here are Some Vaastu Tips to Help You Gain Good Health

By Puja Gupta A few changes in the Vaastu of your house can help you gain good health, even at a time when you might...

Akshay Kumar Ranks 6th in Forbes 2020 List of 10 Highest Paid Male Actors in the World

Superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to feature in the Forbes 2020 list of 10 Highest Paid Male Actors in the world. With an...

Pasteurising Human Milk Inactivates the Virus that Causes Covid-19: Study

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that pasteurising human milk inactivates the virus that causes Covid-19. "While there is no evidence that...

PM Modi to Launch Platform to Honour Honest Taxpayers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a platform to honour honest taxpayers on Thursday. The launch of the platform for 'Transparent Taxation - Honoring...

Recent Comments