Two Army jawans killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu
Two Army jawans were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani Sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and rifleman Sukhbir Singh were critically injured in the firing by Pakistan forces. The jawans later succumbed to injuries, said PRO defence, Jammu.
On Thursday, a junior commissioned officer of the army was killed and a civilian injured as Pakistani troops shelled and fired on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
On Saturday, an Indian Army soldier was killed and three others, including two women, were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages in different sectors along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.
On November 13, eleven people, including five security personnel, were killed after multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC in north Kashmir. On October 1, one Army jawan was killed and another injured when Pakistan army violated the ceasefire and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling along the LoC in Krishnagati area of Poonch district, the officials said.
On September 5, an Army personnel was killed and two others, including an officer, were injured in the ceasefire violation in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district. According to official sources, 3,589 ceasefire violations by Pakistan were reported along the LoC and International Border till October 6 this year compared to a total of 3,168 in 2019.
The highest 427 ceasefire violations took place in September, followed by 411 in March and 408 in August, the sources said, adding that July recorded 398 ceasefire violations, June and April (387 each), May (382), February (366) and January (367).
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