J&K: Civilian killed, two army personnel martyred in Tangdhar sector after Pakistan violates ceasefire Featured

Post by  GNN National Desk 20 Oct 2019 1 comment 41
Indian Army

At least one civilian has been killed and three others injured,

while two army personnel have been martyred after Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), this time along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Tangdhar sector the state's Kupwara district, news agencies reported on Sunday.

Indian Army is retaliating strongly in the entire sector.

According to reports, two houses have also been damaged in the incident.

Indian army sources confirmed the fact that two Indian soldiers have been killed in the ceasefire violation, along the LoC in Tangdhar sector (Jammu and Kashmir), when Pakistan Army was pushing infiltrators into Indian territory.

Further details are awaited.

Last week, an Army jawan was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday.

The number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan has gone up significantly this year compared to 2018.

"2317 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2019 till October 10 while 147 terrorists have been killed in different operations by the security forces on the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland," Indian Army sources had said earlier.

In 2018, the total number of ceasefire violations was 1629.

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