Pak violates ceasefire in KG, Nowshera in Poonch, Rajouri

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 5/23/2020 1:32:49 AM

RAJOURI, May 22: Pakistan on Friday morning resorted to heavy shelling on the line of control in Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sectors in Poonch and Rajouri districts respectively.
Official sources told that Pakistan army violated ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch's Mendhar and then in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.
Jammu based official spokesman of the Indian Army, Lt Col Devender Anand said that at about 03:30 AM, the Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and mortar shells along LoC in Krishna Ghati sector.
"Again at about 07:20 AM, Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nowshera sector of Rajouri," he added.
He further said that the Indian Army is retaliating befittingly to the unprovoked firing. Cross border shelling was going on in both these areas when last reports came in.
Similarly, sources said, at around 08:00 AM, the ceasefire violation took place on Line of Control in Kalal, Baba Khori, Kalsian, Jhanger and Saryah areas of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district.
“Pakistan army continued heavy firing and shelling in entire Line of Control sector Nowshera and around eight villages including Deeing, Kalal, Jhanger, Namb, Kadali, Sair, Makdi came under Pak shelling with mortar that continued till late noon hours in the area,” sources divulged.
Jammu based spokesman of Indian Army, Lt Col Devander Anand said that in both these areas, Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling. "Pak Army used both small arms as well as mortars and Indian Army retaliated befittingly,” he said.
Meanwhile, police authorities said that a domesticated cow sustained splinter injuries in Namb village of Nowshera while no other loss of life or property was reported.



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