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Pakistan Army opens fire in Mendhar sector of J&K

india Updated: Nov 07, 2016 14:09 IST
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A view of an Indian border post near fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakot Sector in Poonch.(PTI File Photo)

Pakistan Army violated ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked firing in Mendhar sector, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

This is the 101st incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan, following India’s surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC) on September 29.

Pakistan opened fire at 9:15 a.m. using 120 mm mortars, 82 mm mortars, automatics and small arms.

No casualties have been reported on the Indian side till last reports came in.

Another Indian soldier was killed and two others suffered injuries during the cease fire violations in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

This came hours after an Indian soldier was killed and a civilian was injured at the RS Pura Sector.

Sunday’s ceasefire violation took place three days after two women were killed and a child was severely injured in Manjakote Sector of Rajouri district.

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