Junior commissioned officer injured in shootout along Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri
From January 2018 to July this year, Pakistan has violated the ceasefire agreement 8,571 times on the borders of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCI) was injured in a shootout between Indian and Pakistani forces on the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Official sources said that the Pakistani army targeted Indian posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sundarani sector of Rajouri without any provocation, resulting in the wounding of a junior commissioned officer of the army.
According to the sources, the military officer who had an injury to his hand has been sent to the hospital for treatment. The injured army officer has been identified as Gopalan of the 17th Madras Regiment. Sources said the troops stationed there retaliated to the attack.
The ceasefire agreement between the two sides on the borders of Jammu and Kashmir has been violated more than 8,571 times in the last three years.
In response to an RTI filed by a Jammu activist, the Home Ministry has revealed that from 01 January 2018 to July this year, Pakistan has violated 8,571 ceasefire agreements on the borders of Jammu and Kashmir.
Despite the signing of a ceasefire agreement in 2003, day-to-day feuds between the two sides on the Jammu and Kashmir border have made life difficult for people living across the border.