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Pak resorts to mortar shelling in J&K's Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops today shelled mortars along the (LoC) in sector of and Kashmir, drawing heavy retaliation from the

"The army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0930 hours in sector along the LoC in district," a said.

It may be recalled that troops shelled Sunderbani and Keri areas in district, and Khour area in Akhnoor sector of district on Wednesday.

Ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in and have left 21 people, including 12 security personnel, dead and more than 80 others, mostly civilians, injured this year.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:50 IST