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3 Army jawans injured as Pakistan shells LoC areas

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three Army jawans were today as Pakistani troops fired from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts andvillages along the in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Pakistani troops also violated the ceasefire in Laam sectorby briefly opening fire along the LoC, police officialssaid.

The is retaliating effectively and the firing is still on, a Defence Spokesman said.

"Army initiated unprovoked and of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0845 hours inPoonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC)", the spokesmansaid.

In the firing along the in Poonch sector, three Army jawanssuffered injuries, police officials said.

Yesterday, an Army was when Army violated the ceasefire along the in Poonch.

On October two, two minors were and 12 civilians in cross-border shelling by along the LoC in Poonch district.

Five children were among the injured, the youngestbeing five-year-old Zobia Kousar.

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First Published: Wed, October 04 2017. 15:22 IST