A soldier was martyred this morning in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Poonch district.
Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling in Krishna Ghati area agencies reported. Sources said the Pakistani troops were targeting forward Indian positions in Salotri and Sagra areas of KG Sector since 7 am.
In last two weeks 8 jawans have been killed in ceasefire violations. Last week, eight civilians killed in cross-border firing by Pakistan along the International Border and Line of Control.
Since India's surgical strikes in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir on September 29, the ceasefire has been violated by Pakistan nearly 60 times.