Pakistani solders silenced Indian guns at Line of Control


KOTLI, AZAD KASHMIR – The Pakistani soldiers responded effectively to Indian unprovoked shelling in Kotli sector of Azad Kashmir.

According to the military sources and local residents, the Indian Army opened fire at Line of Control (LoC) along Azad Kashmir on Monday wee hours.

Sources confirmed that Indian unprovoked shelling was not left without an effective response.

Security officials also confirmed that Indian unprovoked shelling was to target Pakistani check posts at Kot Sub Sector in Kotli area, the second such violation of LoC ceasefire in a week. However, no loss of life was reported from either side of the LoC.

Indian guns silenced after Pakistani soldiers responded effectively, sources said.

In 2013, the Indian Armed forces had violated the ceasefire at LoC at least 21 times.

  1. July 27, 2013: LoC Violation at Rawlakot’s Nezapir sector killed one soldier and injured another.
  2. July 30, 2013: LoC incident at Poonch sector killed four civilians by Indian Police ambush.
  3. August 8, 2013: LoC Violation at Tatta Pani Sector injured one civilian.
  4. August 11, 2013: LoC Violation but no casulaties or injuries.
  5. August 12, 2013: Lo C Violation at Battal, Chirikot and Satwal sectors killed one civilian.
  6. August 14, 2013: LoC Violation at Battal Sector killed one civilian and injured another.
  7. August 15, 2013: LoC Violation in Kotli injured six civilians.
  8. August 21, 2013: LoC Violation at Sakardu killed one soldier and injured another.
  9. August 24, 2013: LoC Violation in Nakyal Sector. Killed one soldier
  10. August 25, 2013: LoC Violation in Himalayan region of Kashmir. Killed two women and injured seven others.
  11. August 26, 2013: LoC Violation injured six civilians.
  12. August 27, 2013: LoC Violation in Nakyal Sector injured five civilians.
  13. September 2, 2013: LoC Violation in Nakyal Sector but no reported casualties or injuries, however, one school was damaged.
  14. October 4, 2013: LoC Violation in Kotli injured four civilians.
  15. October 11, 2013: LoC Violation killed one child and injured three civilians.
  16. October 15, 2013: LoC Violation in Nakyal Sector injured one woman.
  17. October 17, 2013: LoC Violation in Chaprar Sector (near Sialkot) killed one soldier.
  18. October 19, 2013: LoC Violation in Sialkot Sector killed one and injured two.
  19. October 21, 2013: LoC Violation in Sialkot Sector injured eight civilians.
  20. October 23, 2013: LoC Violation in Sialkot Sector again.
  21. February 15, 2013: One soldier killed at LoC in Nowshera Sector

Total Violations: 21

Total Casualties: 15

Civilians = 10

Soldiers = 5

Total Injured: 46

Soldier = 2

Civilians = 44

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