Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir): An Army jawan was injured on Tuesday due to ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in Tangdhar sector.
Army jawan injured due to ceasefire violation in J-K's Kupwara
Further details in this matter are awaited.
This violation was the second one in the last few hours as Pakistani forces previously resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kamalkote sector of Baramullah district's Uri. Of late the incidents of ceasefire violations have been on the rise.
Earlier in the month, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre, in a statement, had informed that there were 152 cases of ceasefire violations in 2015, which rose to 228 and 860 in 2016 and 2017 respectively. He had further stated that 942 cases of ceasefire violations had already been reported till July 23, 2018.