The army said on Tuesday that the Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire agreement on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and that five soldiers were injured.
“After 6:30 p.m., due to anger and frustration, Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation by bombing large-scale weapons in 12 to 15 places along the LoC,” said the Army.
He said that in exchange for fire, five soldiers of the Indian army suffered minor injuries, of which two were evacuated to a military hospital for medical treatment and are stable.
“The Indian Army took reprisals for its effect and our focused fire resulted in a severe destruction of five posts and the number of casualties of the Pakistan Army,” the Army said.
The army said Pakistani troops were also seen firing mortars and missiles from civilian homes, using the villagers as a human shield.
Earlier, the Army spokesman based in Jammu, in a statement issued, said that ceasefire violations by Pakistan were repeated throughout the LoC in Akhnoor, Nowshera, Sector Krishna Ghati.
“Around 5:30 p.m., Pakistan initiated a ceasefire violation not triggered by mortar shelling and small-arms fire throughout the LoC, the Indian Army is retaliating forcefully and effectively,” he said. Army.
The Pakistani army on Tuesday resorted to heavy mortar bombings in 55 front areas in the districts of Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch, army sources said.
They aimed at civilian villages and sent messages starting at 5:30 pm, firing from small, automatic and heavy weapons at Krishna Gati, Balakote, Khari Karmara, Mankote, Tarkundi (Poonch district), Kalal, Baba Khori, Kalsian, Laam and Jhangar (Rajouri) and Pallanwala and Laleali (Jammu). There were no injuries or loss of life in ceasefire violations, an official said. Indian troops gave an “adequate response,” he said.
Authorities said more than a dozen ceasefire violations took place on Tuesday, the fourth consecutive day of bombing and shooting in Pakistan against Indian posts.