Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Poonch

Pakistan continues with an unchanged Kashmir policy of a “thousand-year jihad” against India

Pakistan continues with an unchanged Kashmir policy of a “thousand-year jihad” against India

The security forces on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid by the Pakistani-backed terrorists on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

No casualty or damage was reported on the Indian side.

The school van driver embraced martyrdom in the incident.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) chief Major General Asif Ghafoor reiterated that such attacks were a violation of the Geneva Convention and a clear violation of the ceasefire agreement.

Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh here to condemn the "unprovoked firing" by Indian troops across the Line of Control which resulted in the death of a driver of a van carrying school children.

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The student of Government Degree College told that the incident took place in the sector, adding that they were heading from Dharamsal to Battal sector.

He prayed for eternal peace to be granted to the departed soul and courage for the victim's bereaved family. "We all started screaming and there was no one to help us".

On February 7, the defence ministry informed the Parliament that there were 192 ceasefire violations (till January 29) from the Pakistani side along the Line of Control.

DG ISPR says Indian unethical and unprofessional approach across the LoC continues terrorising civilians.

He said this unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed more than 1970 ceasefire violations.

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