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Army Captain injured as Pak troops fire at LoC posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

"There was a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army. They resorted to firing along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch this evening," a security force official said.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Jammu [ Updated: January 17, 2018 7:32 IST ]
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An Army Captain was injured when Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.

"There was a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army. They resorted to firing along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch this evening," a security force official said. The injured Army Captain has been hospitalised, they said.

The Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire continued till Tuesday night, they said.

This comes a day after seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were killed and four others injured in retaliatory action by the Indian Army in Poonch.

Authorities had on Monday suspended the cross-LoC bus service between Chakan Da Bagh and Rawalakot, following heightened tension on the LoC.

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