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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri, Indian Army retaliates

Pakistani troops on Friday shelled forward areas in Swajin sector of Poonch, leaving three persons injured.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: April 15, 2019 11:13 IST
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire early on Monday as they lobbed mortars and opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. The firing was effectively retaliated by the Indian Army. 

"At about 0815 hours, Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district" PRO defence, said. The Indian Army is retaliating effectively, an official said.

Pakistani troops on Friday shelled forward areas in Swajin sector of Poonch, leaving three persons injured.

On Tuesday last, the Indian Army destroyed seven Pakistani military posts across the Line of Control in retaliation to the continued ceasefire violations by them.

With Pakistan using heavy weaponry and 120 mm mortar bombs targeting civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch, people have been advised to stay indoors, officials said.

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