Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

WION Web Team
JammuUpdated: Jul 29, 2019, 02:28 PM IST

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 The Indian Army is retaliating to the unprovoked firing by Pakistan.

Pakistan on Monday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The ceasefire started at about 12:45pm in Shahpur sector in Poonch district, said officials.

The Indian Army is retaliating to the unprovoked firing by Pakistan. There were no reports of any casualties so far.

On Sunday, three civilians including a 10-day-old baby sustained injuries in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The baby succumbed to the injuries this morning.

Two other civilians who were injured in the firing are undergoing treatment in a hospital.

Pakistani rangers lobbed mortars and used small arms to target forward posts and villages in Shahpur, Saujiyan and Mendhar sectors in Poonch district on Sunday, Indian Army said in a statement.

(With inputs from agencies)