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October 17, 2017

6 Indian casualties in firing by Pakistan Army


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New Delhi: There have been 239 ceasefire violations by Pakistan resulting in the death of 3 Army personnel and and equal number of civilians in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir between January and June this year.

There have been 239 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the line of control (LoC) under oeprational command of Army in the Indian State of Jammau and Kashmir. A total of 23 ceasefire violations have been confirmed along the international border under operational control of Border Security Force in Jammu and Kashmir.



There were maximum 76 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC and 7 along the international border last month (July). Indian Army suffered one casualty in March and 2 in June this year, while 3 civilians were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in May 2017.

 

Number of ceasefire violations Casualties

 

Month Along the line of Control in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) under operational control of Army Along the international border in the State of J&K under operational control of BSF Army Civilian
January, 2017 08 02 00 00
February, 2017 11 04 00 00
March, 2017 22 02 01 00
April, 2017 26 02 00 00
May, 2017 73 06 00 03
June, 2017 76 07 02 00

 

Appropriate retaliation to the ceasefire violations is carried out by Indian Army. In addition, all violations of ceasefire are taken up with Pakistan authorities at the appropriate level through the established mechanism of hotlines, flag meetings as well as weekly talks between the Directorate Generals of Military Operations of the two countries.


This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Ajay Sancheti in Rajya Sabha today.

Terrorist attacks on Army personnel along LoC

Eighty-Four cross border infiltration bids by terrorists have been eliminated by the Indian Army along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir during the last three years.



In the anti-terrorist action by the Army 142 terrorists have been killed and 29 Army personnel have been martyred.

In the last three year period (up to 17 July 2017) 19 attacks on the Indian Army along the LoC. In the tactical action to netralize the terrorists, 15 Army personnel have been martyred.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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