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Ceasefire violation: Pakistan lobs mortars, opens fire along LoC in Poonch

Pakistani troops last Friday resorted to firing and shelling along the LoC in forward area in Digwar sector, in which 2 suffered injuries

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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Pakistani troops Friday lobbed mortars and opened fire along the (LoC) in and Kashmir's district, drawing retaliation from the

"At about 0830 hours, initiated unprovoked by shelling with mortars and firing with small arms along the LoC in Swajian sector of Poonch," PRO defence said.

The is effectively retaliating, he said.

Pakistani troops last Friday resorted to firing and shelling along the LoC in forward area in Digwar sector, in which two people suffered

On Tuesday last, the destroyed seven Pakistani military posts across the in retaliation to the continued ceasefire violations by them.

With using heavy weaponry and 120 mm mortar bombs targeting civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch, people have been advised to stay indoors, officials said.

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 11:45 IST
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