In yet another border incident, Pakistan on Saturday, January 12, violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Degwar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. According to reports, Pakistan started firing at around 9.30 in the night. To this, the Indian Army retaliated. Further reports stated that the ceasefire damaged a residential area in Degwar.
Earlier in December last year, the Indian Army had foiled an infiltration attack by Pakistan’s BAT along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir. It was reported that the Indian Army along the LoC had noticed a suspicious movement that appeared to be a border exchange. As the Indian Army challenged the infiltrators, the Pakistan Army retaliated and started an exchange of fire.