Pak army shells forward areas along LoC in J&K's Poonch

Pakistan army shells forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

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Pakistan troops violated ceasefire on Monday night and resorted to mortar shelling and small firing in forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence spokesperson said.

The Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing at 7:15 pm in Mankote sector, he said.

The spokesperson said the Indian Army retaliated resulting in exchanges, which stopped at 8.00 pm.