Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir by resorting to unprovoked firing, officials said on Thursday.
The Indian Army on Thursday employed the use of anti-tank guided missiles and artillery shells to target Pakistan Army positions in the Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir
A house was partially damaged on Monday after the Pakistan Army fired and shelled forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.
UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Sunday it was important for India and Pakistan to de-escalate "militarily and verbally" and exercise "maximum restraint" as he began his four-day visit to the country, amidst tense relationship between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Pakistan on Saturday summoned a senior diplomat from the High Commission of India and lodged a strong protest over the alleged ceasefire violations along the LoC. The Foreign Office said that the Indian security forces fired in Nezapir and Rakhchikri sectors of the Line of Control (LoC) on February 14.
A soldier was killed and three others were injured on Saturday as the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing of small arms and mortar shelling along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.
A total of 2,335 incidents of ceasefire violations along the LoC in the Jammu region have been recorded between May 30, 2019 and January 20, 2020, said Shripad Naik, Minister of State for Defence. A total of 17 Army personnel have died due to avalanches or snow slides in hilly areas, including Siachen, in 2019, he said.
Indian and Pakistani troops usually exchange sweets and greetings on their important national days and festivals. But the tradition has not been followed for the past few years due to Pakistan's continued support to terrorism in the Union Territory and frequent ceasefire violations, the officials said.
Two Army porters were injured when Pakistan Army lobbed mortars at forwarding posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Friday, officials said. Four porters were working along the LoC when the Pakistan Army fired mortar shells.
On bunker construction under rural development department (RDD), the meeting was told out of 1892 bunkers including 1745 individual and 147 community bunkers, 306 are at foundation level, 216 at superstructure level, 220 at slab level and 1066 stand completed, officials said.
Four soldiers, including a lieutenant, were injured in a mine blast along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday, officials said. The blast took place during patrolling in the forward area along the Line of Control in Kalal in Naushera sector, they said.
Two army personnel were killed in a gunfight with heavily-armed Pakistani infiltrators along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Wednesday, officials said.
The Pakistan army resorted to heavy shelling by artillery guns and mortars along the LoC in northern Kashmir's Uri sector, prompting befitting retaliation by the Indian army on Wednesday
The Pakistan army violated ceasefire by resorting to shelling and firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said on Sunday.
In the morning, the Indian Army spotted two bodies near the LoC. However, a physical verification could not be carried out because of tense situation along the border, the sources said.
India has to be prepared for escalatory matrix, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday. He said the situation along the Line of Control can escalate any time.
Pakistan used artillery guns to hit villages along LoC, damaging several houses. In North Kashmir, Pakistan troops resorted to heavy shelling on forward posts in Uri sector of Baramulla district overnight
In one of the incident, a foot patrol of the Army was hit by an avalanche in Dawar area of Gurez sector of Bandipora district, trapping two soldiers. While one of them was rescued alive, the body of the other soldier was recovered during search operations, the officials said.
The Pakistani Army on Sunday targeted forward posts and villages in two sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.