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Indian, Pakistani armies clash on LoC

IANS  |  Jammu 

Indian and armies on Thursday traded gun fire and mortars on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector, officials said.

Defence Ministry spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta accused the Army of initiating "indiscriminate firing of small arms, heavy automatics and mortars" at 2 p.m. The retaliated "strongly and effectively", he said.

The Army violated the 2003 ceasefire at three places on the Line of Control on Wednesday too including at Naushera, after which the killed two Pakistani soldiers in Poonch district.



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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 17:40 IST