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Pak violates ceasefire along LoC; 5th ceasefire violation in past one week


Jammu (Dec. 30, 2014): An Army jawan was injured on Tuesday as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Pallanwala sector of Jammu district, drawing retaliation from Indian forces.

This is the fifth ceasefire violation in the past one week.

"Pakistan troops resorted to firing on forward posts along LoC in Pallanwala sector of Jammu district around late this afternoon," a defence spokesperson said.

Sepoy Amarjeet Singh was injured in the firing. He has been hospitalised.

Pakistani troops had Sunday violated the ceasefire twice along the border in Arnia forward belt of Jammu and Hiranagar belt of Kathua district.

On December 25, Pakistani Rangers indulged in unprovoked small arms firing in forward areas in Pansar border out post (BoP) belt of Hiranagar sub-sector in Kathua district.

A day earlier, on December 24, Pakistani troops had fired mortar shells and small arms targeting the same areas.