Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Arnia sector

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Srinagar, May 21: Pakistan on Monday violated ceasefire in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Last night, Pakistan opened small-arms firing in Ramgarh sector of Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir. Intermittent firing is still underway.

Prior to this,  on May 18, Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura and Arnia sectors of Jammu and Kashmir claiming five lives including one Border Security Force (BSF) jawan and four civilians.

This comes nearly a week after, the central government announced conditional Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.

A Home Ministry statement said that the decision was taken “to help the peace-loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment”.


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