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Pak Army violates ceasefire, targets areas along LoC

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops today opened fire and shelled areas along the in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir,drawing heavy retaliation from the

The firing is still on, a defence spokesman said.

"Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortarsfrom 0815 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC)", the spokesman said.

The is retaliating strongly and effectively.

On November 2, Pakistani Rangers fired at a BSF patrol in Samba sector resulting in death of constable Tapan Mondal of the BSF.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 10:22 IST