Pak troops violate ceasefire even as Sharif attends Modi swearing-in

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Jammu, May 27: Even as Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met and greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the latter's swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC) twice on Monday, a Times of India report said on Tuesday. The second violation took place around 6.15 pm, when the oath-taking was already underway.

According to the report, sources in the BSF said the Rangers fired at least three sniper rounds at STOP-2 post of the BSF in Pindi village of Arnia sub-sector of Jammu. No injury or damage was reported.
The Pakistani troops first breached the ceasefire in Nagi Tekri of Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch around 11.20 am. Intermittent fighting went on for around 15 minutes after the ceasefire though Army officials refused to speak on the matter, the report said.

The second violation took place when the oath-taking ceremony was underway

The second National Democratic Alliance government took charge at the Centre on Monday with the swearing-in of Modi and his council of ministers. Heads of states of the neighbouring nations (except Bangladesh) and Mauritius attended the ceremony.

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