Pakistan violates ceasefire at Mankote sector in J&K's Poonch
Friday, 11 September 2020 () Pakistan violated ceasefire in Mankote sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. "At about 8.30 hours on September 11, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Mankote sector, District Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir," the Indian army said in a statement.
Pakistan has been constantly violating the ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir. People living in the border areas have been badly affected by the Pakistan shelling. Many have even lost their family members to the firing by the Pakistan Army . A local resident from Poonch said that Pakistani Army resorts to killing innocent people because they do not have the guts to face the Indian Army. He said Pakistan has been resorting to these tactics for many years now and added that he lost three people of his family to Pakistan shelling. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control resorting to small arms firing and intense mortar shelling in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district on August 10. Earlier on August 9 also, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations by small arms firing and shelling with mortars in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The Indian Army has been giving a befitting response to provocations by the Pakistan Army and also helping the border residents. Watch this video for all the details.
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A terrorist hideout was busted in Mangnar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. The operation was jointly launched by Army and police on Friday. Two AK-47 rifles and four magazines were seized from hideout. The operation was launched following specific inputs. Police said that the area was a notorious infiltration route and added that its linkages will be ascertained. Special Operations Group has constructed a task force which will carry out further investigation in the matter. "We have specific input and on that basis, Special Operations Group (SOG) Poonch and the local army unit launched a search operation. In the Kalsa forest area in Mangnar top during the search, a hideout was seen. When the hideout was searched then arms were seized. There were two AK-47 and four magazines," said SSP Poonch, Ramesh Angral. He added, "This area was a notorious infiltration route and we usually launch search operations in these types of areas. We will ascertain its linkages and a task force is made by SOG to do the investigation in this."
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The business revival committee which was made by the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) is expected to result in a new financial package for the traders in the valley. It is aimed to compensate the losses which business are facing since the last 15-16 months. After the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A, authorities have imposed restrictions in the Valley which was aimed to control the law and order situation in the union territory. This year due to COVID-19 induced lockdown economy of Jammu and Kashmir was further hit. Committee has already submitted the reports to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. He assured that JandK will soon get a financial package. Business community of JandK showed their gratitude towards LG Sinha. They are hopeful that people belonging to business community including-shopkeepers, hoteliers, transporters will get financial help soon.
PoK activist Dr. Amjad Mirza exposed Pakistan’s brutalities during a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. He said that the world has been hypnotized by the lies dished out by Pakistan and called for action against the oppressive actions of the Pakistan government and Army. Dr. Mirza said that in the name of CPEC, rivers are being diverted to hydro-power projects and added that they threaten the entire ecosystem of the region. He added that anti-terrorism laws are being used to crush any form of dissent. He added that scores of young men from Gilgit-Baltistan are serving 70 to 90 year long imprisonments for protesting against plunder of their resources. He added that women are molested by the Army and hence they refuse to take cover even during cross border firing. Mirza then said that people from PoK want to gain independence from the oppressive Pakistan rule and join Kashmir & Ladakh in their path of development under the Indian union. Watch the full video for all the details.
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