J&K: Pak initiates ceasefire along LoC in Keran, Machhal sectors
Thursday, 1 October 2020 () On Wednesday night, one Indian soldier was killed in an incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district on Wednesday night, said Defence PRO, Jammu.
Jammu and Kashmir tourism department organized two-day (17 and 18 OCT) autumn festival in Pahalgam. The main objective of festival is to revive the tourism sector in town which was badly affected due to COVID-19. The festival included an exhibition of village crafts, tapestry of cottage, craft and handicraft. About 20 stalls displaying traditional art, craft and ethnic cuisine were set up at the Pahalgam Club. The festival was inaugurated by the advisor to Lieutenant Governor. A three hour cultural programme was also organised.
Border Security Force (BSF) held second round of recruitment process in form of written test on Oct 18 for the post of constable in BSF and CISF for youth from 22 districts of J-K and Ladakh. Thousands Kashmiri youth participated in the recruitment drive in Budgam. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing norm was followed at the test center. After physical test, 5,151 male and 438 female candidates were found fit to appear for the written test today.
The Army has foiled an attempt to push in arms and ammunition by Pakistan from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a cache, including four AK74 rifles, officials said on Saturday. Alert troops foiled Pakistan's attempt to push in arms across the LoC in Keran Sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an Army official said. He said the Army noticed two-three men transporting some items in a tube tied to a rope across the Kishenganga river. The troops immediately reached the location and recovered four x AK 74 rifles, eight magazines, and 240 rounds concealed in two bags. The area has been cordoned off and a search is under progress, the official said.
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Indian Army deployed at the Keran Sector of North Kashmir thwarted an attempt of smuggling of weapons by Pakistan Army-supported terrorists from Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place on October 09. Four AK 74 rifles, eight magazines and 240 AK rifle ammunitions have been recovered. According to Indian Army sources, "Troops detected movement on the banks of Kishen Ganga River. Immediately, joint operation was launched with Jammu and Kashmir Police. 2-3 terrorists were detected trying to transport some items in a tube tied to a rope from far bank of the river. Troops reached and recovered arms."
Pakistani opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Maryam Nawaz, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Mohsin Dawar held massive rally against Prime Minister Imran Khan led-government on Sunday. The joint opposition front Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) arrived at Karachi's Bagh-e-Jinnah for the second power show here. Thousands of people assembled for the anti-government rally. People were seen waving opposition parties flag and raising slogans. This is second such rally after the one held in Gujranwala on October 16.
District Youth Services and Sports Department of Poonch organised a tracking expedition for youths in Mangnar. Around 90 youths participated in the event. Youth hailed the sports department of Poonch for organising this tracking expedition amid pandemic.
Pakistan troops shelled mortars in two sectors along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. A defence spokesperson said that Pakistan violated ceasefire by firing with arms & intense shelling in Degwar around 6.15 pm. It was followed by firing and artillery shelling in Khari Karmara at 6.40 pm. The shelling drew a befitting retaliation by the Indian Army. There was no report of any casualty, added the defence spokesperson. On October 10, two BSF personnel were injured in Pak firing along LoC in Poonch’s Mendhar sector. Watch the full video for more details.
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