Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

A defence spokesperson said that Pakistan violated ceasefire by firing small arms and shelled forward posts and villages along LoC

Representative image. (PTI Photo)

Pakistani troops on Thursday violated ceasefire by firing small arms and shelling mortar bombs on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.

The firing from across the border in Mankote sector was retaliated befittingly by the Indian Army, he said, adding there was no immediate report of any casualty on the Indian side.

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"At about 7.15 am, Pakistan initiated the unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars," the spokesperson said.

He said the cross-border firing was going on when last reports were received.

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