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Firing across LoC after Pakistan again violates ceasefire

IANS  |  Jammu 

For the second time in two days, on Wednesday violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district and the was retaliating, officials said.

Defence sources said Pakistani troops again resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing on the in Poonch.

"They are using mortars, automatics and small arms. Indian positions are retaliating strongly and effectively," a source said here.

A woman was injured in unprovoked firing by army in Lam area of the in Poonch on Tuesday.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that India would ensure that is forced to stop ceasefire violations, which amounted to 400 times since 2014.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 18:58 IST
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