Pak troops open fire in Poonch again, India retaliates

PTI
Jammu and Kashmir Published: Apr 03, 2018, 10:18 AM(IST)

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Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire along the LoC and the IB over 650 times this year, according to a report.

The Pakistan Army today targeted forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district with mortar shells.

The Indian Army retaliated immediately.

An Army officer said, "Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from 0700 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector using small arms, automatics and mortars". 

The Indian Army retaliated strongly, effectively and proportionately to the unprovoked ceasefire violation, the spokesman said.

Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire along the LoC and the IB over 650 times this year, according to a report.

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