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Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB again, firing on till 8 am

Jammu: Pakistan violated ceasefire at 2 am on Sunday morning in Samba and Hiranagar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to reports, the firing continued till 8 am intermittently. The Pakistani army fired small arms and mortars during the attack.

Ceasefire was also violated along the International Border in Jammu. The firing started from the Pakistani side in RS Pura and continued till 3 am. The Border Security Force (BSF) responded in a befitting manner, said reports.

There were no casualties, either of BSF men or civilians in the firing.

Army on Saturday said it has destroyed four Pakistani posts in a massive assault across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“Four Pakistani posts have been destroyed in a massive fire assault in Keran Sector,” an army official said. Heavy casualties have been inflicted on the Pakistani side, he said, without giving further details.

The firing assault came in retaliation to ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops in the Keran sector earlier on Saturday in which one BSF jawan and a civilian woman were injured.

On Friday, BSF said it had killed 15 Pakistan Army personnel over the past week in retaliation to ceasefire violations, a claim that Pakistan rubbished.

There have been over 40 ceasefire violations by Pakistan since India conducted surgical strikes across the LoC in the wake of the Uri terror attack.