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Pak again violates ceasefire in JK's Rajouri and Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops today again violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's and districts, two days after two jawans were killed in heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in district, a said.

The is giving a befitting reply, the said.

Paksitani troops initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars along the LoC from 1400 hours in Nowshera sector of and from 1645 hours in Krishna Ghati sector in district, the said.

The is retaliating strongly and effectively and the exchange of fire between the two sides in both the sectors was going on when last reports were received.

However, there was no immediate report of any casualty from this side, he said.

The latest ceasefire violation by came after two soldiers, rifleman Vinod Singh and rifleman Jaki Sharma, were killed in cross-border firing by Paksitan in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri on Monday.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 19:15 IST