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J&K's Kathua: Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border

By Gitanjali Mangal -- December 26, 2020 11:04 am -- Updated:December 26, 2020 11:04 am

Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing at forward posts along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Firing from across the IB in the Satpal Border Outpost area of Hiranagar sector started around 9.35 pm on Friday, prompting strong retaliation by the Border Security Force (BSF), the police official said.

Pak violates ceasefire along IB in J-K's Kathua | Headlines

The officials informed that cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 2.45 am on Saturday, but there was no immediate report of any damage on the Indian side.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB J-K's Kathua

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The latest ceasefire violation comes a day after two Army porters; Altaf Hussain and Mohammad Zaif were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control at Dalhan in Poonch district.

The porters, both residents of Noorkote village, were moving towards a forward post when they were fired upon by Pakistani troops from across the border, causing serious injuries to them, the officials stated.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in J-K's Kathua - The Northern Herald

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Adding that both were hospitalized and their condition was stable.

-PTC News

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