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Pak violated ceasefire 633 times in first 2 months

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

violated the ceasefire along the LoC and the International Border in 633 times in the first two months of this year in which 10 security personnel and 12 civilians were killed, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

of state for home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said 432 incidents of ceasefire violation have taken place along the Line of Control in and 201 such incidents along the International Border till February this year.

There were 860 incidents of ceasefire violation along the LoC and 111 incidents of ceasefire violation along the IB in Jammu and and in 2017, he said in a written reply to a question.

Ahir also said that 12 civilians were killed and 59 others were injured in such incidents this year.

Six army personnel were killed and 18 other soldiers injured in these incidents. Four BSF personnel were killed and 22 BSF jawans injured in these incidents ceasefire violation.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 17:30 IST
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