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Pakistan Army shells three sectors along LoC in Poonch, India retaliates

The Pakistan Army heavily shelled forward posts and hamlets on Wednesday in three sectors along the LoC in Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

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Jammu and Kashmir | Pakistan army | border shelling

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 heavily shelled forward posts and hamlets on Wednesday in three sectors along the LoC in Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The Indian Army effectively retaliated.

"At about 0915 hours, initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along LoC in Kirni, Shahpur and Qasba sectors in district Poonch", a defence spokesman said.

The has violated the ceasefire 13 times this month.

On October 1, an Army jawan was killed and another injured, when Pakistan shelled areas along the LoC in Krishnagati area of Poonch district, officials said.

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First Published: Wed, November 11 2020. 10:33 IST
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