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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

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Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire in Poonch district at around 1545 hours by resorting to mortar shelling and firing from small arms along the LoC.

The CFV took place in Mendhar sector. Indian Army retaliated strongly to the unprovoked ceasefire violation.

An Army rifleman was killed on Thursday after Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. The soldier was identified as 24-year-old rifleman Yash Paul.

"Pakistani forces on Thursday violated the ceasefire and resorted to heavy shelling with mortar along the LoC in Sunderbani and Nowshera Sectors in Rajouri district," officials had said.

More details awaited.

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First Published: Fri, March 22 2019. 17:47 IST