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Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in Rajouri sector

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The Army fired from small arms and lobbed mortar shells at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district today.

The retaliated strongly and effectively.

"The Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1730 hours in the Naushera sector along the Line of Control," a Defence spokesperson said.

The exchange of fire ended at 1820 hours, he said.

troops had on November 29 and 28 breached the truce in the Sunderbani and Poonch sectors.

They violated the ceasefire for three consecutive days from November 15 to 17 in Jammu and Poonch districts.

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 20:50 IST