According to official sources the ceasefire agreement has been breached on more than 400 occasions since November 2003 till date.
Official sources said after November 2003 the first ceasefire violation took place on January 18, 2005 in Poonch sector. Two days after another ceasefire violation was reported and since then the violations have recorded an upward trend.
The highest number of 93 ceasefire violations in a calender year were reported in 2012.
This year already more than 85 ceasefire violations have been reported so far, official sources said. Following surge in the incidents of violations the tension escalated along the line of control in Poonch.
At the micro level the first three years of ceasefire agreement were near peaceful.
Only three ceasefire violations were reported in 2006. 21 violations were reported in 2007 and the figure touched 77 in 2008,official sources said.
Next year the number of violations came down to 28. It rose again in 2010 with 44 violations reported from across the line of control. In 2011 51 violations were committed by the Pak army with an aim to push more militants inside the Indian territory.