J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector; Indian Army retaliates

27 September 2017, 10:33 AM

The Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated ceasefire along Line of Control in Poonch and Bhimber Gali sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Indian Army retaliated strongly to the unprovoked firing. "The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively," a Defence Spokesman said.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatic and mortars from 0815 hours in Poonch and Bhimbher ali sectors along the Line of Control (LoC)", the spokesman said. The firing is still on.

On September 24, two soldiers were injured as Pakistan opened fire at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district.

First Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 09:51 AM

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