Pakistani Army shells Indian posts in Kashmir

May 10th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS  

Jammu, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday evening by firing two mortar shells at Indian posts, an army officer said here.
“There has been a violation of the ceasefire by Pakistani troops on the Line of Control in the Rajouri sector,” the army officer, requesting anonymity as he is not authorised to speak to the media.

The Indian Army, however, didn’t retaliate, the officer added.

“Pakistani troops fired two mortar shells in Jhangar area of mountainous Rajouri district at 7.15 p.m. It was unprovoked firing,” the officer said.

The shells did not cause any damage.

This is first ceasefire violation this year on the LoC - the de facto border with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

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