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Last 8 Months saw the highest number of Ceasefire Violations By Pakistan

This is the highest number of violations in a year for 17 years

In a shocking revelation, the Indian government told Parliament this week there have been 3,186 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu, since, the beginning of this year (from January 1 to September 7).

This is the highest number of violations in a year for 17 years — since the 2003 Ceasefire Agreement was brokered by the then NDA government head Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Moreover, 242 incidents of cross-border firing (from January 1 to August 31) were also reported in the Jammu region, along the international border with Pakistan, Minister of State for DefenceShripad Naik said in the Rajya Sabha.

The Indian Army retaliated appropriately, the minister said, adding that all violations had been taken up with Pakistani authorities through defined channel and protocols.

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