SRINAGAR: As suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists attacked a CRPF training camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama sector in the wee hours of Sunday, Pakistan Army once again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Digwar sector of the state’s Poonch district and in Nowshera sector.
The firing started at midnight and continued till 5 am on Sunday.
Sepoy Jagsir Singh lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector on Sunday.
Meanwhile, in Pulwama district, heavily-armed militants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) training camp in Awantipora. One jawan succumbed to his injuries, while two others were injured.
Pakistan has continued a series unprovoked incidents of firing along the LoC throughout December.
Amid the spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat reviewed the operational preparedness of the security forces and prevailing security situation in the state on Saturday.
The latest violation of the ceasefire agreement came days after Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages in Shahpur sector of Poonch district for nearly four hours.
On December 23, four Indian Army soldiers, including a Major, were killed in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army on the LoC in J&K’s Rajouri district.
The Indian troops also killed three Pakistani soldiers and injured another in retaliatory action at Rukh Chakri sector in Rawlakot on December 25, 2017.