‘JK witnessed 71 border firing incidents in 2012’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 1: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed over 70 incidents of cross-border firing along Indo-Pak border in which seven persons including four security personnel were killed and 15 others injured in 2012.
 As many as 71 incidents of border firing took place along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in 2012, a recent report compiled by state home ministry said.
 Seven persons including four security personnel, two civilians and one intruder were killed in the incidents of border firing, it said. 
 As many as 15 persons, including 12 security personnel and three civilians, were injured, the report said.
 There has been increase in the incidents of cross-border firing this year, it said.
 There were 51 cases of cross-border firing and ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2011 as compared to 44 cases in 2010 and 28 in 2009.
 The increase in firing incidents and ceasefire violations by Pakistan gains significance in light of detection of 400-metre-long tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector on July 28 and subsequent lodging of strong protest on July 31.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 2 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




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