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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir's Poonch, BG sector; Army retaliates

The firing is still on

ANI  |  Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) 

Indian Army personnel taking positions in an orchard field during a crackdown at a village in Shopian district in South Kashmir on Thursday. Photo: PTI

The Army on Wednesday violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Bhimber Gali sectors, along the Line of Control (LoC).

They initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of Small arms, automatics and mortars at around 8 am, to which, the Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively.

The firing is still on.

In another incident, a minor took place in a garbage dump near a bus stand in Srinagar's Pantha Chowk today.

The Police and the Indian Army are investigating cause of the blast.

Yesterday, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid by near Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

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First Published: Wed, September 27 2017. 10:35 IST