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Pakistani troops shell border areas in J-K’s Rajouri

The firing and shelling along the LoC in Noushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district started at 7 am.

india Updated: Jan 30, 2018 18:21 IST
Press Trust of India
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Pakstani troops,Jammu and Kashmir,Rajouri district
Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars on forward and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.(PTI File Photo)

Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars on forward and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Tuesday, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army.

No casualties have been reported so far.

The firing and shelling along the LoC in Noushera sector of Rajouri district started at 7 am, deputy commissioner, Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, told PTI.

He said the heavy shelling is going on targeting five villages in areas of Jhangar, Dhamaka and Kalal belts.

Schools in border areas have been closed.

First Published: Jan 30, 2018 11:48 IST