Line of Control (LoC)
Addressing the Northern Command Investiture ceremony, Lt Gen Y K Joshi said the northern command, which looks after the security of the twin union territories of J&K and Ladakh, remained on the highest alert and made possible what was believed impossible by the bravery.
Pakistan has been targeting the hamlets in Poonch for the last five days, resulting in injuries to several animals due to shelling on Tuesday.
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and opened fire at forward posts in Keri sector, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army, the sources said.
The shelling ended around 5 am, the officials said, adding that the casualties suffered by Pakistan was not known immediately.
The Army also carries out in depth analysis of the terrorist incidents and security breaches that are identified with various incidents - MoS Defence
He was interacting with reporters on the sidelines of a seminar on "Modernisation and Indigenisation plans of the Indian Air Force" at the IAF Auditorium here.
The officials said the cross-border firing between the two sides was going on when last reports were received.
The latest ceasefire violation comes two days after Pakistan claimed that its four soldiers were killed in firing by Indian troops on their posts along the LoC.
Last month, two army personnel and a 10-day old baby were killed and several civilians injured in heavy Pakistani shelling and firing in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region.
The Indian Army has also strengthened its vigil along the LoC and kept its personnel on high alert to effectively deal with any "misadventure" by Pakistan, a senior military official said.
"I fear that these divisive policies will not only harm many individuals, but also undermine the success of India's economic growth story."
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