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Pak troops fire on Indian posts along LoC

PTI  Jammu, February 18, 2011
First Published: 02:40 IST(18/2/2011) | Last Updated: 02:41 IST(18/2/2011)

In an incident of ceasefire violation along the LoC, Pakistani troops today opened fire on Indian posts and launched Rocket Projectile Grenades (RPGs) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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"Pak troops violated ceasefire. They fired RPGs and opened indiscriminate firing on Indian posts in Balnoi forward area in Krishnaghati sector of Poonch district around 1930 hours tonight," a senior Army Officer of 16 Corps said.

They continued indiscriminate firing for five minutes, he said, adding, Indian troops retaliated to the act.

"It later stopped. There was no casualty or injury to anyone in the Pakistani firing and grenade attacks," he said.

Indian Army has registered a strong protest with their Pakistani counterpart over ceasefire violation via hotline, the officer added.


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