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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

today violated the ceasefire by shelling mortar bombs andopening fire on forward posts along the in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

There have been eight ceasefire violation in the past four days and total 12 ceasefire violation along the and the IB in Jammu region since January one in which one civilian has died and seven others were injured.

"Army indiscriminately fired small arms, and 80 mm mortars from 0500 hours to 0545 hours in Bhimbher Gali sector along the Line of Control", Defence Spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

"The retaliating strongly and effectively", the spokesman said.

There have been three ceasefire violations on June 12.

On June 12, Army had fired mortars at Indian posts in Krishna Ghati sector along the in Poonch.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 13:22 IST