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J&K: Pak troops open fire in Poonch along LoC for third consecutive day

The same day terrorists attacked a police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. (Representative image) Photograph: (WION Web Team)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 06, 2017, 03.56 AM (IST)

Pakistan troops opened fire on Indian border posts at Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir for the third consecutive day today.

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The ceasefire violation occurred in Digwar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch post midnight and continued till early morning hours, reports said.

Pakistan troops had opened fire on Indian troops for the second time within hours in Poonch’s Digwar sector along the line of control(LoC) on Thursday night.

Earlier on Wednesday,esday, Pakistan troops had violated ceasefire in Digwar sector in Nakarkote village in Poonch. Indian troops had retaliated with no reports of any casualties.Nakarkote village in Poonch. Indian troops had retaliated with no reports of any casualties.

Pakistan border troops have been repeatedly firing at Indian soldiers along the LoC in the Digwar sector. Monday's ceasefire violation had led the death of three people including a 10-year-old boy, a teenage girl and another child. 

According to Indian intelligence sources, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence(ISI) has formed a group called "Halal Dasta"(killer squad) comprising of banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) to carry out strikes with its Border Action team(BAT) along the LoC.

Last week Pakistan's BAT intruders had attempted to enter Kupwara in Jammu & Kashmir as Indian troops opened fire on them.

At least 7-8 armed BAT intruders attempted to cross over into Keran sector in J&K's Kupwara.

 

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