In a joint statement issued on February 25, India and Pakistan had said that the two countries agreed to strictly abide by mutual agreements and ceasefire.
The Pakistan Army again opened fire on BSF personnel on the international borders in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir this morning. This attack was done in Ramgarh sector of Samba district. At the same time, the Border Security Force of India (BSF) also retaliated in a big way. It is being told that there is no loss to the Indian soldiers in the firing.
Earlier on 25 February, India and Pakistan issued a joint statement, declaring a ceasefire. After which there was a conversation between his Directors General of Military Operations, but today once again, Pakistan violated the ceasefire and attacked in Ramgarh sector of Samba.
Had agreed to a ceasefire agreement
Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh of the Indian Army had a conversation with his Pakistani counterpart through the hotline. During this, the two discussed several agreements including ceasefire violations, ceasefire, Kashmir issue. Apart from this, both also reviewed the situation of the Line of Control (LoC). In a joint statement, India and Pakistan had said that the two countries agreed to strictly abide by mutual agreements and ceasefire. Also, its adherence to all areas of the Line of Control (LoC) started on the night of 25 February.
The National Conference and PDP in Jammu and Kashmir welcomed the ceasefire agreement between the Indian and Pakistani armies in the LoC and other areas. The National Conference said in a statement, ‘We welcome it and hope that the statement will follow. The National Conference has always strongly supported the ceasefire on the LoC. With this, people living around the LoC and international border will be able to lead a normal life without any danger. ‘
So many incidents of ceasefire violations in three years
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kishan Reddy recently said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha that a total of 10,752 incidents of breach of the ceasefire agreement along India’s border with Pakistan have occurred in the last three years, of which 72 Security personnel and 70 common people lost their lives. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, 364 security personnel and 341 civilians were injured in cross-border firing near the International Border and LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.