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Pak shells forward areas along LoC in Rajouri

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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

"At about 0815 hours, initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera sector of district" PRO defence, said.

The is retaliating effectively, he said.

Pakistani troops on Friday shelled forward areas in Swajin sector of Poonch, leaving three persons injured.

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.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 10:35 IST