Poonch

  • Pakistan troops violate truce, target Indian forward posts 29-01-2014 07:40 PM

    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 LoC) in Balakote...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch district 13-01-2014 02:52 PM

    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...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch 13-01-2014 12:52 PM

    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 29-10-2013 12:31 PM

    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...
  • J&K: 6th ceasefire violation in 48 hours, firing on in RS Pura sector 17-10-2013 12:19 PM

    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 16-10-2013 03:04 PM

    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,...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire 15-10-2013 12:15 PM

    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...
  • Pak violates ceasefire again, targets Indian posts in Samba 14-10-2013 01:50 PM

    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...
  • No end to Army operation in Keran, gunbattle enters 13th day 06-10-2013 10:45 AM

    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 05-10-2013 08:50 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district 04-10-2013 07:50 AM

    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...
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch district 03-10-2013 11:03 PM

    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....
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again as Manmohan Singh returns after meeting Nawaz Sharif 02-10-2013 10:12 AM

    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...
  • CBI registers case in Poonch encounter 18-09-2013 08:16 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in the Sabziyan sector of Poonch 18-09-2013 10:12 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian positions along Poonch 16-09-2013 12:03 PM

    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...
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire again, target 5 Indian posts along LoC 11-09-2013 05:11 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets Indian posts in Mendhar 07-09-2013 07:36 AM

    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...
  • Pak troops violate ceasefire again, target Indian posts in Poonch 03-09-2013 03:34 PM

    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...
  • J&K: Pakistan opens fire at 2 Indian posts at LoC 03-09-2013 02:06 PM

    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 02-09-2013 10:58 PM

    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...
  • J&K: BSF jawan washed away in flash-flood 28-08-2013 08:18 PM

    A BSF jawan was washed away on Wednesday in a flash-flood and his body was later recovered in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Jagdish Singh, a jawan of 112 battalion of BSF, was washed away after the water level in a nullah suddenly swelled up in Biela area of Mandi...
  • Pakistan violates LoC truce, Indian troops retaliate 27-08-2013 10:52 PM

    For the 22nd day in succession, the Pakistan Army on Tuesday violated the ceasefire on the LoC by resorting to unprovoked firing in Poonch district, prompting Indian forces to retaliate strongly. Troops of the neighbouring country violated the truce by shelling forward posts and civilian areas in Poonch. "Pakistani Army...
  • Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch 26-08-2013 04:28 PM

    Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire again on Monday by shelling forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch district, drawing retaliation from the Indian side. "Pakistani Army violated ceasefire again-- they fired mortar shells and opened indiscriminate fire from automatic weapons on forward posts along LoC in Garhi...
  • Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire on LoC 26-08-2013 01:41 PM

    Pakistan troops opened unprovoked fired at Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday morning, a police officer said. A senior police officer told IANS that Pakistani troops again violated the ceasefire agreement on Monday morning in Poonch sector of the Line of Control (LoC). "Unprovoked firing was...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires in Balakot sector 24-08-2013 10:25 PM

    Balakot: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) again on Saturday evening, firing at Indian posts in the Balakot sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation, which took place at 7:10 PM is still on. According to reports, Pakistan violated ceasefire again as the Pakistani troops...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires in Poonch sector 24-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire again as the Pakistani troops fired using small arms and automatics in the Pooch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The Indian troops retaliated to the unprovoked firing that started around 7 am. No casualty or damage has been reported so far, Defence Spokesperson Col...
  • Ceasefire violations inimical to confidence building, says Omar Abdullah 23-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said ceasefire violations on the LoC were inimical to confidence building between India and Pakistan and called for restoration of calm along the border. "Violation of ceasefire on LoC is inimical to confidence building between the two neighbours," Omar said, addressing...
  • Pak troops violate ceasefire again, fire at Indian posts in Mendhar 22-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Poonch: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) again on Thursday evening, firing at Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation was reported around 5.35 pm amid reports of an exchange of fire in Banwat area of the Poonch sector. Several...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, firing on in Poonch sector 22-08-2013 03:27 PM

    Srinagar: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control as firing was reported on Indian posts in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Indian posts received heavy and small arms fire around 12:05 pm and the firing is still on. Indian side also retaliated in the...