J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Indian Army gives befitting reply; 1 civilian injured

03 June 2017, 11:03 AM

At least one civilian was injured when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir starting from late on Friday night. The firing started around 11 PM on Friday and has been going on since. 

Indian troops have given b a fitting answer to the firing by Pakistani forces. 

According to an official statement, Pakistani troops are firing small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars since late night. 

Earlier on Thursday, ceasefire violation by Pak troops had claimed the life of a civilian, while Indian Army shot dead at least 5 Pakistani soldiers in retaliation fire. 

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First Published: Saturday, June 03, 2017 06:38 AM
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