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JK: Indian troops respond to Pak firing in Naushera

ANI  |  Srinagar [India] 

opened unprovoked fire yet again in Naushera sector on today, to which the Indian troops gave a befitting reply.

A heavy gunbattle is underway and intermittent firing has been consistent since morning from Pakistan's side.

No casualties have been reported from the Indian side.

This comes after a spree of ceasefire violations last week by after the surgical strikes conducted by the on 29 September to destroy terror launchpads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Ever since, has stepped up cross-border firing and has violated the Line of Control ceasefire at least 20 times.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 08:56 IST