Indian army defence spokesman said on Wednesday. Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir by firing mortar shells towards Indian positions,
“On 16 June 2020, in the late evening hours, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation (CFV) along the LoC in Naugam Sector by firing mortars and other weapons,” the spokesman said.
Indian Army gave a befitting response to the ceasefire violation. There were no casualties reported in the incident, the spokesman added.
It was the second ceasefire violation on Tuesday as it earlier fired mortars in J&K’s Tangdhar sector, news agency IANS reported.
Last week, Defence Spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand informed that in less than six months this year, Pakistan has already violated the ceasefire more than 2000 times.
He said that there were 114 instances of ceasefire violations in the first 10 days of June as compared to 181 and 14 instances of ceasefire violations in the whole month in 2019 and 2018 respectively.
The year 2019 recorded the highest number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the previous 16 years when the ceasefire agreement in place since 2003 was breached as many as 3168 times, the government data disclose .
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