The Defence Minister of India, Arun Jaitley said that Indian forces are responding effectively to the ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu & Kashmir across the international border (IB) and the line of control (LoC).
Mr. Jaitley also approved that the violations by Pakistani troops have been increased in the recent months.
“This is a fact that of late, these ceasefire violations by Pakistan have increased. But let everybody be assured that both our Army and BSF, who are respectively guarding the line of control and the international border, are fully vigilant”, said Arun Jaitley while talking to the reporters in Vishakapatnam.
He added, “They effectively respond to each violation and I have full faith and the country must have full faith that they are effectively protecting both our territory and national interest”.
On Saturday morning, Pakistani troops indulged in heavy shelling and firing, killing 2 civilians and injuring 6 others across 22 border posts.