J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Bimber Gali, Indian Army retaliates

11 June 2017, 12:14 PM

Pakistani troops on Sunday violated another ceasefire along LoC in Bimber Gali sector at 9:45 am. The Indian Army retaliated and firing was on in the area.

The Pakistan Rangers also targeted BSF troops in Ramgarh (Samba). The firing was continued for 45 minutes. No casualty has been reported so far.  

On June 3, two persons, including a woman, were injured when the Pakistan Army had violated ceasefire twice in two sectors of Poonch district firing mortar shells on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC, prompting retaliation from the Indian troops.

Pakistani troops had initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 0920 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector, a defence spokesman had said.

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The Indian Army posts were retaliating strongly and effectively and firing was underway in both sectors, he had said.

First Published: Sunday, June 11, 2017 11:52 AM

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