Poonch

  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch July 3, 2014

    Poonch: Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the Army in the Krishna Ghati area of Poonch sector. The encounter is currently underway. The army patrolling team also foiled an infiltration bid late on Wednesday night near the Krishna Ghati sector where the army rounded up a group of...
  • J&K: One Army soldier killed in suspected IED blast in Poonch June 12, 2014

    Poonch: In an attack on an Army patrol on Thursday morning, one soldier was killed in a suspected IED blast in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Three other soldiers have been reportedly injured. The area was cordoned off and those injured evacuated after the attack. Search operations are in progress...
  • J&K: Army deployed in Poonch after clashes May 23, 2014

    The army on Friday carried out flag march in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch town where an indefinite curfew was imposed following clashes between two communities. "The army has carried out a flag march this (Friday) afternoon in Poonch town to instil confidence among people," a police officer told IANS in Poonch. Authorities...
  • J&K: Curfew imposed in Poonch after clash between two communities May 23, 2014

    Curfew was imposed in Jammu on Friday following tension between two communities. Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in Poonch town of Jammu region as tension mounted after a girl was allegedly beaten up by a boy. "Curfew was imposed this morning as a precautionary measure," a senior police officer told IANS in...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch May 21, 2014

    In yet another violation of ceasefire, Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing a retaliation from Indian guards. There was no death, injury or damage to anyone on the Indian side of the LoC in the exchange of fire that...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC for the fifth time in 15 days May 11, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops again targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing a retaliation from Indian troops. This was the fifth ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in the last fortnight. "Pakistani troops resorted to firing from small arms on Indian posts along...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch May 10, 2014

    Two terrorists were killed when Army foiled an infiltration bid along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the second this month. A jawan was also injured in the exchange of fire late Friday night. A group of four terrorists were seen moving inside Indian territory along...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fire at Indian posts in Mendhar May 4, 2014

    Mendhar: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday night by firing at Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation was reported between 11.30 pm and 11.35 pm. The Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing using semi automatic and automatic...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along the LoC, heavy firing reported April 25, 2014

    Jammu: Heavy firing has been reported along the LoC in the Kerni sector in Poonch. According to sources, firing started at 9 am on Friday has been continuing intermittently. Small arms and automatic weapons have been reportedly used. "Pak troops resorted to small arms firing and mortars firing on Indian...
  • Pakistan troops violate truce, target Indian forward posts January 29, 2014

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops on Wednesday resorted to small arms firing on Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, drawing retaliation from border guards. "Enemy (Pakistani troops) fired from their small arms (on Indian forward posts along the...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch district January 13, 2014

    The army on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region's Poonch district. Army troops noticed some suspicious movement in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu region on Monday morning, a defence spokesman told. "The infiltration bid was foiled and searches...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch January 13, 2014

    The Indian Army today foiled an infiltration bid in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. According to senior Army officials, the Indian troops detected suspicious movement across the border at 6.15 am this morning. Officials say a search operation is still underway in the area. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires on forward areas along LoC October 29, 2013

    Pakistani Army on Tuesday again violated the ceasefire by firing on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, prompting Indian troops to retaliate. Pakistani troops opened fire with automatic weapons and small arms on forward areas along LoC in Gambhir area in Bhimbher Gali sub-sectors from 0510...
  • J&K: 6th ceasefire violation in 48 hours, firing on in RS Pura sector October 17, 2013

    Jammu: Another ceasefire violation by Pakistan took place on Thursday in the RS Pura sector in Jammu. Heavy firing is currently on between BSF and Pakistan Rangers. This is the 6th violation in 48 hours. Earlier on Tuesday, an Army jawan was killed when Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian...
  • J&K: Pak fires at Indian posts in Krishna Ghati and Bhimber Gati sectors October 16, 2013

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops once again continued to violate the ceasefire agreement signed with India, firing at Indians posts in Krishna Ghatti and Bhimber Gali sectors. No casualties were reported. According to reports, Pakistani troops began firing from 10:40 AM in the morning. Troops on the other side used small arms, automatics...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire October 15, 2013

    Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions without any provocation in the Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) of Jammu and Kashmir late on Monday evening, a defence spokesman told IANS. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our positions in Hamirpur area of Mendhar sector in Poonch district last...
  • Pak violates ceasefire again, targets Indian posts in Samba October 14, 2013

    Jammu: Pakistan on Monday resorted to unprovoked firing in the Hiranagar Sector of Samba district. Sources said Pakistani troops targeted two posts, injuring one BSF jawan. There has been a steady increase in ceasefire violations from Pakistan. On Saturday, Pakistan targeted forward posts along LoC in Poonch district with mortar shelling...
  • No end to Army operation in Keran, gunbattle enters 13th day October 6, 2013

    Srinagar: Thirteen days since the operation in Keran started, the gunfight between the Army and the terrorists is still on. The Army is battling 30 to 40 terrorists who had infiltrated in the Keran sector. This even as Army Chief General Bikram Singh said the Keran intrusion is in no...
  • Army foils another infiltration bid in Keran, 4 terrorists killed October 5, 2013

    Srinagar: The Army on Saturday foiled another infiltration bid in Keran sector after a 2-hour gunbattle with the terrorists. Four terrorists have been killed in the incident and six AK 47 rifles, 4 pistols and other warlike ammunitions have been recovered from the terrorists. This incident has been reported from the...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district October 4, 2013

    Poonch: Pakistani troops on Thursday yet again violated the ceasefire by firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district. Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian posts in Krishnaghati at around 6.30 pm on Thursday. Indian troops guarding the border retaliated with the same caliber weaponry, which resulted...
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch district October 3, 2013

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday by firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district. Pakistani troops opened fire from small arms and automatic weapons on Indian posts in Krishnaghati sub-sector of Poonch district around 1830 hours on Thursday evening, Defence Spokesperson SN Acharya said. Indian troops...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again as Manmohan Singh returns after meeting Nawaz Sharif October 2, 2013

    Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the line of control (LOC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, in yet another violation of the bilateral ceasefire, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday. "Pakistan troops used small arms and automatics to target our positions in Mendhar sector of...
  • CBI registers case in Poonch encounter September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Acting on the directives of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, CBI has registered an FIR against police personnel and army officials in the Poonch fake encounter case in which 19 persons, including women and children were killed 15 years ago. CBI sources said the agency has booked army officials...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in the Sabziyan sector of Poonch September 18, 2013

    Srinagar: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The fresh ceasefire violation happened in the Sabziyan sector of Poonch. Pakistani troops reportedly opened fire on Indian posts at around 1 am on Wednesday morning. The firing continued for more than five hours. This is 19th ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian positions along Poonch September 16, 2013

    Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, violating the bilateral ceasefire twice since Sunday, an army spokesman said Monday. "Pakistani troops fired at our positions in Mandi and Garhi areas of the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district late yesterday (Sunday), army spokesman Col....
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire again, target 5 Indian posts along LoC September 11, 2013

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Wednesday opened unprovoked firing on five Indian forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting retaliation from Indian forces. Pakistan Army troops opened small and medium weaponry firing and lobbed rocket-propelled grenades in Mendhar sub-sector of Poonch district...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets Indian posts in Mendhar September 7, 2013

    In yet another ceasefire violation from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani troops on Friday night fired at Indian positions in Mendhar sector of Poonch district. The firing started by Pakistani troops at 8 pm and Indian jawans retaliated, officials said. The fresh violation of ceasefire comes three...
  • Pak troops violate ceasefire again, target Indian posts in Poonch September 3, 2013

    Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated the ceasefire targeting forward Indian posts and civilian areas by firing and shelling along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. "Pakistani soldiers opened unprovoked firing on Indian posts in Doda Battalion forward area of Poonch district at around 0930 hours today," Defence spokesman SN...
  • J&K: Pakistan opens fire at 2 Indian posts at LoC September 3, 2013

    Jammu: In fresh incidents of ceasefire violation the Pakistani Army on Tuesday fired at two Indian posts at the Line of Control (LoC) in Kerni and Kalyan sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Pakistani troops fired two rockets and also targeted the two Indian posts with heavy machine guns....
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire again, target Indian positions September 2, 2013

    Jammu: After a three-day lull, Pakistani troops on Monday violated the ceasefire twice targeting forward Indian posts with small arms fire in two sub-sectors along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. The Pakistani soldiers opened unprovoked firing on Indian posts in Balakote sub-sector at around 1113 hours and in...