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Pakistan Army shells forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The Pakistan Army opened fire and shelled forward areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, officials said

Pakistan army | Jammu and Kashmir | Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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A woman shows a damaged house after heavy shelling from the Pakistan side, in Mendhar Sector of Poonch district

The opened fire and shelled forward areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's district on Thursday, officials said.

The Indian Army retaliated befittingly, a defence spokesman said.

"At about 0530, 1145 and 1215 hours today, initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense shelling with mortars along LoC in Mankote, Degwar and Mendhar sectors", the spokesman said.

On September 2, a JCO was killed in ceasefire violation by the along the LoC in Keri sector of Rajouri.

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First Published: Thu, September 10 2020. 15:38 IST