J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Saujian, Mandi sectors of Poonch

| Updated: Oct 03, 2016 20:16 IST

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 3 (ANI): Continuing to attack Indian Army post, Pakistan violated the ceasefire second time in the last 24 hours in the Saujian and Mandi sectors of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army retaliated to the ceasefire violation. Earlier today, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Shahpur along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy mortar shelling and firing was reported from the Pakistani side in Poonch. Till now there are no reports of casualties on either side. The fresh attack comes after terrorists attacked the Indian Army and BSF camps in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, in which a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was killed. The terrorists attacked near a camp of the 46 Rashtriya Rifles in Baramulla, late on Sunday night. Around three-four terrorists, tried to enter the camp through a public park near it, but failed to breach the security. Senior Superintendent of Police Imtiaz Hussain claimed that the security forces could not retaliate in a heavy manner fearing civilian casualties. Earlier, Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening. Pakistan has stepped up cross-border firing after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). (ANI)