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Ceasefire violation: Pakistan troops open fire along LoC in Naushera sector

The Indian troops are retaliating adequately, said Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta

IANS  |  Jammu 

An army jawan takes position during an attack on army camp at Langate in Kupwara. (Photo: Twitter/@ANI_news)
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Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's district, a defence official said.

"Pakistan army began indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions on the in sector from 6.30 a.m.," Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel told IANS.

"They first initiated small arms and automatic gunfire, but later used mortars."

"The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating," Mehta added.

First Published: Sun, June 25 2017. 12:26 IST