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Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire again

The troops shelled Indian posts with heavy mortars and opened fire with small arms and automatic weapons in the Poonch sector
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Pakistan forces violated ceasefire on Tuesday and resorted to small arms firing and mortar shelling on forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

“The Pakistan forces resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing on Indian army posts along LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir since midnight,” defence spokesperson told PTI.

According to the report, the spokesperson added that Pakistan army also shelled posts with heavy mortars and opened fire with small arms and automatic weapons in the Poonch sector.

“Our troops are responding appropriately and no casualties or damage to our troops was reported till the report last came in. The firing was still going on,” the spokesperson added.

No injuries or casualties have been reported so far. The exchange of fire is going intermittently in Shahpur Kandi area along LoC in Poonch, police said.

The violation is second in less than a week. The Pakistan troops violated ceasefire by firing on forward Army posts along LoC in Akhnoor sector in Jammu district on September 2.

(Agencies)

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