Srinagar : Pakistan has again violated the ceasefire. According to news agency ANI, Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Balakot sector of Poonch district at 10:30 pm.
Pakistan has violated the ceasefire 5100 times in the year 2020 on the Indian controlled border. According to security sources, 36 people died in firing by Pakistan in 2020. While 24 soldiers were martyred and 130 people were injured. Notably, an agreement was signed between India and Pakistan on 26 November 2003 during the tenure of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Earlier also, the Pakistani army had opened fire last evening. The Pakistan Army opened fire on the Line of Control for the seventh consecutive day, targeting military outposts and residential areas in the Digwar and Malti sectors. The army also gave a befitting reply. No loss of life or property is reported in the fire.
According to the information, Pakistan opened fire at around 5.40 pm on Sunday. It started firing small weapons and then mortar. This caused panic among the people in the residential areas. People took shelter in safe places to escape. The blasts were heard several kilometers up to Poonch Nagar.
However, data from the last few years shows that the agreement has been terminated by Pakistan. In 2020, Pakistan violated the ceasefire 5100 times, the highest in 18 years. If we look at the total number of incidents of this year, the ceasefire is said to have been breached on average 14 times a day.