Reserve Right To Retaliate, Says Indian Commander After Recent Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan
Indian Defence News: With the increasing escalation between India and Pakistan, the Directors General of Military Operation (DGMOs) of both nations had an unscheduled communication today amid increased incidents of ceasefire violation by Pak troops.
SRINAGAR: In a recent ceasefire violation, a Soldier and an 8-year-old girl killed in Pak firing in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian, Pak DGMOs speak amid increased shelling by Pak troops. India says it reserves the right to respond appropriately to firing.
The latest in a series of Pakistani border aggression came even as two senior military commanders of the two countries held talks over repeated exchanges of fire along the LoC .
This ceasefire violation occurred even as the directors general of military operations (DGMO) from both countries spoke on Monday at the request of the Pakistani army.
At the meeting, Pakistan alleged that the Indian Army is targeting its troops which recently resulted in the death of four of its soldiers in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.
The Army, though, set the record straight, saying all ceasefire violations have been initiated by the Pakistani army and added that there is an “increasing trend of infiltration of terrorists along the LoC, with the active support of the Pakistan army’s forward posts.”
Responding further to Pakistan’s allegation, the Indian DGMO highlighted that when ceasefire violations are initiated by the Pakistani army, the Indian Army “reserved the right to retaliate appropriately”.
The Indian Army “is sincere in maintaining peace and tranquillity along the LoC”, said its DGMO.
The Pakistan army on Monday again violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch’s Balakote and Rajouri’s Manjakote and Bhimber Gali sector, reported ANI.
The Indian Army is strongly retaliating to these constant violations.