Despite violence and protest in the country against its government, Pakistani army resorted to unprovoked firing on Thursday (Aug 21) night. Pakistani troops targeted two Border Security Force (BSF) posts in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to sources, Pakistan used mortar shells in the firing around midnight. A few villagers were injured as the mortars landed in villages. One senior BSF official, meanwhile, quoted as saying, "The BSF has retaliated...effectively."
Many were injured as mortars used by Pakistani troops landed in village
Firing, which was halted for some time on Friday morning, has now resumed., informed sources.
Government-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently called off bilateral talk with Pakistan. Continuous violation of ceasefire was one of main reasons for India's tough decision which brought both criticism and admiration.
Earlier Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag had warned Pakistan to face dire consequence if it continues to violate ceasefire along the International Border.