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J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Akhnoor

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:47 IST

Amid tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad over the surgical strikes across the Line of Control, Pakistan today violated ceasefire in Pallanwala sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor.

The firing started at around 4 am and is underway.

This is the third ceasefire violation in the last 36 hours and come two days after the Indian Army struck along the Line of Control (LoC) on militant launchpads in a surgical strike.

Pakistani troops earlier on 29 September resorted to firing in Balnoie area of Mendhar sector without any casualty.

Pakistan violated ceasefire earlier on 28 September by opening fire on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Sabzian area Poonch sector.


First published: 1 October 2016, 9:38 IST