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Pakistan violates ceasefire along international border in J-K's Kathua

They said the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 4:30 am but there was no report of any damage on the Indian side

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Ceasefire Violation | Pakistan army | Indian Army

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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A villager shows marks on a wall after firing from Pakistan side of the border, at a village in Arnia Sector about 45km from Jammu on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Pakistani Rangers opened fire at forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said on Sunday.

The firing from across the border targeting Border Outpost Bobiya area of Hiranagar sector started around 10:25 pm on Saturday ,drawing strong retaliation from the Border Security Force (BSF), the officials said.

They said the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 4:30 am but there was no report of any damage on the Indian side.

The latest by Pakistan broke several days of lull in the cross-border firing in the sector and forced the border residents to spend the night in underground bunkers, the officials said.

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First Published: Sun, February 21 2021. 12:30 IST
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