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  • Tension grips among people living close to Jammu and Kashmir’s border

    Jammu: Tension gripped people living close to the international border and the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in the Jammu region as authorities ordered closure of schools there. “All schools within five km radius of the LoC and the international border shall remain closed for three days,” officials of the provincial administration said here.  Four persons including two troopers and two civilians were killed on Friday in widespread ceasefire violation by Pakistan

  • Ceasefire violations: Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian forces along the International Border in Sialkot Sector, that left one civilian dead and injured nine others.

  • Pak summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violation’

    Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned India’s acting deputy high commissioner over alleged “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC) in which an elderly woman was killed.

  • Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pak firing on Line of Control

    Jammu : Pakistani troops opened fire on an Indian Army patrol, killing a Major and three soldiers, along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday, officials said. The latest violation of the ceasefire agreement took place at a time when Chief Minister Meh-booba Mufti was camping in Rajouri district headquarters to address people’s grievances, they said.

  • Indian, Pakistan Army trade heavy fire on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: Indian and Pakistan Army have traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said on Wednesday.  The Pakistani Army on Tuesday evening resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Nowshera sector using mortars, automatics and small arms, a police officer said.  They resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing at Indian positions, who also retaliated strongly and effectively, the officer said, adding that the

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector

    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): The Pakistan Army on Friday violated ceasefire yet again along the Line of Control (LoC), initiating unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars. The Indian Army is strongly retaliating, and the firing is underway. This fresh attack comes a day after Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing in the same area on Thursday.

  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violations’

    Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over the alleged “ceasefire violations” by Indian troops along the Line of Control which resulted in the death of an elderly woman.

  • Pak to build community bunkers on LoC

    Islamabad: Pakistan will construct community bunkers on the Line of Control (LoC) to protect civilians from firing by Indian troops, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today.

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    Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

    Jammu: Pakistan last night violated ceasefire by targeting forward villages and posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, ending over a week-long lull in the cross-border firing in the district, police said.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC

    Srinagar: In an unannounced visit, Modi arrived at Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF soldiers posted along the LoC, officials said. He spent two hours with the soldiers in Gurez valley, which is shouting distance of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and has witnessed many gunfights with infiltrating militants in the past 27 years.

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Army jawans light up border to celebrate Diwali

    Poonch: Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights, Diwali, on Thursday. Poonch has been witnessing a spike in ceasefire violations, but this did not dampen the spirit of the jawans to celebrate the festival who lit diyas on the Line of Control to mark the auspicious day.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): Pakistan on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Digwar Sector of Poonch District in Jammu and Kashmir.

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