Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022

Pakistan Reportedly Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Kathua

Officials say that Pakistani troops engaged in unprovoked firing and shelling on Saturday

Reports of Pakistani forces firing across border in Jammu Representational image/PTI

Pakistani Rangers opened fire at forward posts along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said on Sunday.

The firing from across the border in Karol Krishna, Manyari and Satpal border outposts in Hiranagar sector began around 9.05 pm on Saturday and continued till 5.05 am, drawing strong retaliation from the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, officials said adding that there was no reported casualty or damage on the Indian side.

Border residents said Pakistani Rangers have been targeting civilian areas during the night.

“We are living in constant fear and are being forced to spend the night in underground bunkers,” Sham Lal, a Manyari resident, said.