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Pakistani troops shell two sectors along LoC in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch

Pakistani troops engaged in firing and mortar shelling on forward areas along LoC in Poonch district on Saturday evening in violation of a ceasefire agreement

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Jammu and Kashmir | line of control | Ceasefire Violation

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops engaged in firing and mortar shelling on forward areas along the (LoC) in Poonch district of on Saturday evening in violation of a ceasefire agreement, a defence spokesman said.

The firing and shelling in Degwar and Malti sectors started from across the border around 9.15 pm, the spokesman said, adding that the Indian Army retaliated befittingly.

He said Pakistan initiated the unprovoked in the two sectors and the exchange of fire between the two sides was going on when last reports were received.

However, there was no report of any casualty in the Pakistani firing.

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First Published: Sat, September 19 2020. 22:16 IST
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