Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Trooper killed along LoC in Kupwara

Baramulla: An army soldier was killed on Wednesday during exchange of firing between India and Pakistan forces along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Keran village in Kupwara, police said. An official said that troopers belonging to 5/9 GR unit were on patrol when they came under fire from Pakistan side near the Pimple […]

Firing along border in Jammu

Firing along border in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistani troops fired at and shelled Jammu district’s Arnia sector for the sixth successive day over the start of the week, prompting the Border Security Force (BSF) to fire back, a senior BSF officer said. The officer said the firing by Pak Rangers started along the International Border (IB) at around 2100 hours on […]

Pak shells border outposts, woman killed

Pak shells border outposts, woman killed

Jammu: A woman was killed and five other civilians injured as Pakistani troops shelled border out posts along the International Border in Jammu district, a police officer said today. This is the fifth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in as many days. Pakistani Rangers used heavy mortars and targeted dozens of BoPs and scores of villages […]

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Srinagar: The arrmy on Saturday claimed to have killed two militants in Machil village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control. An army statement said the militants were killed in an infiltration bid and two weapons were recovered from them. As Machil village lies along the border, nothing could be ascertained independently. […]

In Rajouri, army gives weapons training to students

In Rajouri, army gives weapons training to students

Jammu: The Indian Army on Saturday trained students in “use and functions of weapons” as a part of the self defense training in areas living along the Line of Control in Rajouri district. The students were taught the use and functions of weapons displayed at an event held at the Indian Army’s Kalidhar Bridge station […]

BSF soldier killed on border

BSF soldier killed on border

Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Friday along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district. Constable Bijender Bahadur was on duty at forward point along the fence in Arnia sector along the IB when Pakistani Rangers resorted to mortar shelling and […]

A Bloody Ritual

A Bloody Ritual

Cross LoC skirmishes have now become almost a regular feature between India and Pakistan. It could even be said that these have acquired the overtones and undertones of a ritual. This is as sad and alarming as can be. First, people living across the LoC live in perpetual fear and agony of displacement and even […]

Pak summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pak summons Indian envoy over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over alleged “ceasefire violations” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) which resulted in the killing of two civilians. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces, the […]

5 persons injured on border

5 persons injured on border

Jammu: Five persons, including two BSF soldiers, were injured in firing and shelling by Pakistani troops in violation of ceasefire along the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting forces here to retaliate. The Pakistan Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing […]

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