Indian, Pakistan army exchange fire across LoC in Poonch district

Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked heavy firing on the LoC in Kerni sector of Poonch, Defence Ministry sources said.
Indian army soldiers take positions near the Line of Control in Jammu.(PTI File Photo)
Indian army soldiers take positions near the Line of Control in Jammu.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 07:33 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service

The Indian and Pakistan armies traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday, defence officials said.

Defence Ministry sources said Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked heavy firing on the LoC in Kerni sector of Poonch.

“Our troops retaliated effectively and strongly. No report of any casualty or damage has come from our side so far,” a source said.

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