Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire by opening hearth alongside the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Monday, a senior BSF officer mentioned.
A BSF spokesman mentioned that is the first-ever ceasefire violation by Pakistan alongside the IB after the 2 nations signed a contemporary settlement to keep up calm alongside the border on February 25 this yr.
“Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing along IB at 0615 hours in Ramgarh sector”, Inspector General of BSF, Jammu frontier, N S Jamwal, informed PTI.
There was no casualty within the firing.
The BSF spokesman mentioned Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing on a patrolling occasion forward of the fencing.
India and Pakistan had agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire alongside the Line of Control (LoC) and different sectors within the February settlement.
The two nations had earlier signed a ceasefire settlement in 2003, but it surely was hardly adopted in letter and spirit with extra violations than observance of the pact.