Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mankote sector

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Pakistan on Tuesday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mankote sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Mankote sector, a Defence spokesperson said.

Indian Army retaliating befittingly, the spokesperson added.

“#Pak continues unprovoked #CeasefireViolations along #LoC. Today at 0930 hrs Pak initiated unprovoked small arms firing & shelling with Mortars along #LoC in #Mankote sector, Distt Poonch. #IndianArmy retaliates befittingly,” PRO Defence Jammu said in a tweet.

Since the beginning of this year, Pakistan has committed over 3,200 such ceasefire violations.