Government says a six-fold rise in ceasefire violations from 2015 to 2018
Updated : July 31, 2018 07:29 AM IST
The ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control has increased six-fold from 2015 to 2018, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Replying to a question in the Upper House, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Subhash Bhamre said there were 152 cases of CFVs in 2015.
It increased to 228 in 2016, 860 in 2017 and 2018 (until July 23) in 942, Bhamre said in a written response.