Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera Sector of Rajouri District today at about 11.30 am by resorting to shelling with mortars and firing of small arms mainly targeting civilian areas which caused significant injuries.
Subsequent to this aggression, Indian forces targeted multiple Pakistan positions across the LoC resulting in heavy casualties according to army sources aware of operational decisions. Indian Army is retaliating.
Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the Line of Control (LoC) this year. The year 2018 witnessed the highest number of ceasefire violations, numbering 2,936 by Pakistani troops, in the last 15 years along the Indo-Pak border.
Pakistan continues to violate the 2003 ceasefire agreement with India despite repeated calls for restraint and adherence to the pact during flag meetings between the two sides.
This is the fifth consecutive day that Pakistan has violated the ceasefire.
Details of the ceasefire violation is still awaiting.