Srinagar: Pakistani troops Tuesday “violated ceasefire” in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir by firing two rounds of rocket launchers towards an Army camp along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector, an army officer said.
Indian troops did not retaliate to the “deliberate provocation” to avoid civilian casualties across the border, said the officer, asking not to be named.
He said the rockets aimed at the army camp in Jhulas area of the Krishna Ghati sector were fired around 10.30 am but did not cause any damage.
“The firing of rockets was a deliberate attempt to instigate strong reaction from the Indian Army since Pakistan is observing Kashmir solidarity day. There was a possibility of civilian casualties in view of the public rallies across the border,” he said.