File photo shows an Indian army soldier near the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region between India and Pakistan.—Reuters Photo
File photo shows an Indian army soldier near the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region between India and Pakistan.—Reuters Photo

ISLAMABAD: One person was injured on Monday in Rawalakot's Battal sector after shots were reportedly fired by Indian soldiers, DawnNews reported.

Earlier today, Pakistan had demanded of India to abide by the ceasefire agreement between the countries with regard to Kashmir.

Pakistan had made the demand during a flag meeting held between the Pakistani and Indian army commanders at the Line of Control (LoC).

The Pakistani army brigadier in Poonch sector also participated in the meeting which was held to discuss the recent violations of the ceasefire agreement.

During the meeting, the Pakistani commanders rejected the allegations levelled against them by their Indian counterparts.

The Indian commanders accused their Pakistani counterparts for firing across the border, while the latter registered their own protest against Indian violations of the ceasefire at the LoC, military sources told DawnNews.

Also during the meeting, the Pakistani army demanded that India must comply with the ceasefire agreement.

Earlier on Monday, the Indian Army chief, General Bikram Singh, had threatened aggressive action against any provocation by the Pakistani army.

“The attack on January 8 was premeditated, a pre-planned activity. Such an operation requires planning, detailed reconnaissance,” General Singh told a news conference in New Delhi.

“I expect all my commanders at the Line of Control to be both aggressive and offensive in the face of provocation and fire,” he added.

Pakistan had also proposed a third party probe into the ceasefire violations recently but India had rejected the proposal saying it did not wish to “internationalise” the issue.

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Comments (49)

January 14, 2013 6:02 pm
I do hope the arranged cricket matches go ahead -- a lot of talent on both sides and will give encouragement to the youngsters.
Secular no more
January 14, 2013 11:52 am
Really....why is history pointing a finger at Pakistan then....
hamid Shafiq
January 14, 2013 11:53 am
we are ready
January 14, 2013 6:32 pm
quite cheeky! How broke up whom?
January 14, 2013 9:27 am
what action? War is not cheap affair? Nations go back atleast 10-20 years. Limited response is the correct option.
January 15, 2013 12:58 pm
somebody tell me which country is known as land of conspiracy theories
January 15, 2013 1:02 pm
this the difference between pak and Indian mindset, thanks to pak education of its history..
January 14, 2013 10:52 am
Peace ,,thats all people want from both side
January 14, 2013 12:21 pm
my dear friend, it is always good to solve issue between both countries, than getting third one involved. each and every common man knows about it. Other wise it shows the immaturity of both countries.
Ali haider, Malegaon
January 14, 2013 5:33 pm
Only corrupt mind can say this
Ghalib Khan
January 14, 2013 10:53 am
Why is India refusing International probe, what they have got to hide ?
Ghalib Khan
January 15, 2013 4:15 am
Extra Ordinary situations require extra Ordinary measures
Ghalib Khan
January 15, 2013 4:17 am
Yes Indians need to be taught a lesson
Cyrus Howell
January 14, 2013 5:14 pm
PEACE. One size fits all.
January 14, 2013 5:09 pm
brothers don't kill each other and make wars, we r the biggest enemies of each other not brothers.
January 14, 2013 5:00 pm
I dont agree. Both the countries can't solve this issue as both are blaming each other for the same thing. I say let the international body probe it.
January 14, 2013 4:58 pm
Easy to say that while sitting in the comfort of your home.
raja hindustani
January 14, 2013 11:05 am
action doesn't mean...war... it could be retaliation hard or tough posture...
January 14, 2013 4:37 pm
Everybody is not like Pakistan army, which disowned its soldier during the Kargil conflict.
January 14, 2013 4:35 pm
Go and read the Shimla agreement.
raja hindustani
January 14, 2013 2:13 pm
u people love fantasy and always in denial mode....!!!
January 14, 2013 11:39 pm
It was India who took the kashmir issue to UN, pl get your facts.
January 14, 2013 11:36 pm
Only the culprit and guilty refuses the open and nonpartisan investigations. Nevertheless, both sides should show some sanity and keep the peace and calm for the betterment of masses on both sides of the border.
January 14, 2013 10:32 am
Time to teach a lesson , Enough is Enough.
January 14, 2013 10:26 am
Lets see!
January 14, 2013 10:14 am
Both countries can not afford a war and better be a friends of families ties than fighting over split milk.
M. Afzal
January 14, 2013 10:15 am
Why dont India wants a third part to find what happend?---------Maybee they already know the trouth but for old sake,,,,,,,just blame Pakistan,,,,,
raja hindustani
January 14, 2013 9:01 am
time for action if talk fails...
January 14, 2013 10:38 pm
good, so are we.
January 14, 2013 10:34 pm
ofcourse there will be a reaction, what do you take us for, sacrifices will have to be made, do you want to live forever, in the end we all die.
January 14, 2013 11:10 am
nothing but your leaders have signed that any issue between two country will be resolved without any third party intervention.
Goga Nalaik
January 14, 2013 12:54 pm
Very good question. India has effectively refused international probe under UN. None of our indian friends have commented on this point.
January 14, 2013 1:46 pm
Ghalib, UN has banned LeT after Mumbai terror attacks, while it continues to flourish in Pakistan So what is the point ? Pakistan seeks to buy time, seek probes, ask for more evidence and than deny evidence. Couple of years pass by. There are several ways of wriggling out of UN probe, if at all it happens.
January 14, 2013 1:30 pm
I bet Majid will be personally in charge of action. Good luck to you.
January 14, 2013 11:04 am
As if this will bring lasting peace to the region...wake up and read some history...
Asif Kahsmiri
January 14, 2013 2:48 pm
I completly agree.
January 14, 2013 12:42 pm
I am an indian and i agree with you. war dont solve any thing. If you see history 50 years before whole europe was fighting with each other and today they end up leaving in harmony. now they are EUROPEAN UNION. its working in their favour.
January 14, 2013 12:50 pm
Nothing can be achieved by war,some have realized,this and some will realize later...
January 14, 2013 9:43 am
India will never go in a war against Pakistan, they have way more to loose for example their economy is booming right now. They won't risk it and Pakistan is already fighting its internal wars, businesses and economy is at halt.
January 14, 2013 9:42 am
Go ahead... there will be reaction
January 14, 2013 12:35 pm
I think beheading of Indian soldier was done by Indian Army only to escalate tension. Now they are killing Pakistani soldiers as well.
January 14, 2013 1:26 pm
Why do you need an international certificate when the parties know who has done what.
January 14, 2013 3:25 pm
I think it was something silly which provoked this ' fight'. Both parties are mature enough not to start this first. We should 'talk' it out rather than calling some third party to ' investigage'.
January 14, 2013 1:26 pm
I argue you to heed to Shimla agreement.
January 14, 2013 11:58 am
True, but keep in mind that these incidents are hurting investments and India is fast loosing more with these incidents.
January 14, 2013 11:45 am
For the same reason why Pakistan wants to do it. Pakistan stands to benefit by making it an international issue which for obvious reasons India wont be doing it. So, the problem still prevails. Everybody understands the problem in his own way and wants to solve the problem in their own way. Please think over it. How do you solve your problems in your homes by calling your neighbours?? Neighbours at best will break your home. India-Pakistan relations are like two brothers gone separated, but they can still be brothers if their people wants to.
January 14, 2013 2:10 pm
pakistan has nothing to say other than demanding third party intervention and deny whatever they do.
January 14, 2013 11:44 am
India will also never wage a war with Pakistan as there is nothing in Pakistan that India covets.
January 14, 2013 1:36 pm
Pakistan Army busy safe guarding ideological boundaries of Pakistan, therefore they do not have time and resources to protect people and geographical borders. By the way, is it not true that ideological borders of Pakistan are same as TTP's ideology?
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