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Indian, Pakistani troops trade gunfire in Poonch, Rajouri

IANS  |  Jammu 

Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's and districts on Wednesday.

The first clash took place in district.

troopers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Gulpur and Khari Karmara areas at around 8.15 a.m., sources said.

"They used automatics and mortars. Our troops retaliated strongly. No casualty or damage was reported on our side," an said.

Later, the Army used mortars to target Indian positions in Kalal area of district.

"Our troops are retaliating strongly. Firing exchanges are going on," the said.

Panic has again gripped people living close to the LoC in and districts amid deafening sounds of mortar shell explosions. The winding LoC divides between and



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 15:08 IST