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Pak shells Indian positions in Jammu

Pakistani troops fire mortars and rockets at Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) positions at two places in forward areas of Jammu.

india Updated: Aug 15, 2008 09:25 IST

As India celebrated its Independence Day, Pakistani troops fired mortars and rockets at Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) positions at two places in forward areas of Jammu region on Friday, marking yet another ceasefire violation.

The two incidents took place within an hour of each other along the international border at RS Pura in Jammu sector and the Line of Control at Mandi in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, according to Army sources in New Delhi.

With the two incidents being reported, the number of violations of the November 2003 ceasefire agreement with India by Pakistan Army since January this year has reached 24.