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J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Naushera sector

ANI  |  Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

The Army violated the ceasefire and invoked heavy mortar shelling and firing of small arms on Sunday, in the Naushera sector of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir.

The is retaliating strongly and effectively to the ceasefire violation.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier, five army jawans were injured and two others seriously hurt in an encounter with terrorists in the Shopian district on late Saturday night.

Three terrorists were killed.

Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Munir Khan, said, "The terrorists initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars who were believed to be in the village".

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First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 20:57 IST