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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir

IANS  |  Jammu 

The Army on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

"ceasefire violation started at 8.15 a.m. They used mortars, automatics and small arms. Indian positions retaliated strongly and effectively," a Defence Ministry official said.

"No casualty or damage has been reported on our side," the official added.

India and entered into a ceasefire in 2003 along the LoC, which divides between the two countries.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 17:14 IST
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