Pak shells border areas in Poonch

The Pakistani army shelled the border area with mortars, Indian security forces retaliated

An army jawan keeps vigil in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday after ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC. (PTI Photo)

The Pakistan Army shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence spokesman said on Thursday.

The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in district Poonch around 2100 hours on Wednesday", the spokesman said.

The firing stopped at 2330 hours.

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