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Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Jammu’s Akhnoor sector

india Updated: Sep 02, 2016 17:02 IST
HT Correspondent
LoC firing

File photo of an Indian Army soldier patrolling near the Line of Control.(AP File Photo)

The Pakistani army opened unprovoked fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu’s Akhnoor sector on Friday.

“The Indian Army posts have responded appropriately in a controlled and measured manner. Intermittent firing is presently on,” defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

“Pakistan army violated the ceasefire today (Friday), using small weapons and automatics to target our positions,” another spokesperson said.

Till last reports came in firing exchanges were continuing in the area. No damage has so far been reported from the Indian side.