ALSO READJammu and Kashmir: BSF trooper left injured as Pak violates ceasefire again Pakistan shells border posts in J&K; 2 BSF troopers, 3 civilians injured Pakistan violates ceasefire for the sixth time in six days; BSF retaliates On the day Rajnath reaches Kashmir, Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch
Rangers hit over 30 to 40 hamlets close to nearly 200 km long IB, with mortar bombs and heavy weapons in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts and also targeted Arnia town in Jammu district heavily.
Last month, they forced over 10,000 people residing along IB in Jammu sector to shun their homes by triggering fear psychosis.
The highest number of such violations took place in 2002, when 8376 incidents were reported while 2045 incidents of ceasefire violations were reported in 2003.
For three years - 2004, 2005 and 2007 - there was not a single such violation on the border.