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FO summons Indian diplomat for sixth time in February

FO summons Indian diplomat for sixth time in February

The two armies have been exchanging intermittent small-arms and mortar fire over the past couple of years as ties deteriorated.

Jammu: In order to push in terrorists, the Pakistani Army has been frequently indulging in ceasefire violation with the latest such incident being reported from Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Bhatt said militants waiting across the LoC are in groups of 30-40 at many places from Lepa Valley to Mandal areas on the Pakistani side of the LoC.

"We feel both India and Pakistan should hold dialogue as soon as possible". The residents of affected areas, who have been evacuated to safer places in Uri sector, are praying for peace and demanded construction of bunkers.

On February 18, army troops had killed a Pakistani intruder and claimed to have foiled an attempt by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) to attack Indian soldiers in Poonch.

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The Foreign Office said that the unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India was continuing over the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed 1970 ceasefire violations.

According to ANI, the headmaster of the school said there had been heavy shelling, because of which the students had been asked to wait and leave only when the firing stops.

Muslim Pakistan denies giving material support to the fighters and calls for talks to resolve what it regards as the core disagreement between it and India.

This is the first time that artillery guns have opened up in that sector since India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire on the LoC in November 2003. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text.


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