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Monday, Oct 14, 2019

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

“At about 8.00 pm today, Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in Shahpur and Kerni sectors in Poonch district,” the official said.

world Updated: Sep 20, 2019 07:48 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night.
Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
         

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, an Army official said.

Pakistani rangers also fired few small arm rounds along the International Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector of Kathua, he said.

“At about 8.00 pm today, Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in Shahpur and Kerni sectors in Poonch district,” the official said.

The Indian Army is retaliating befittingly, he said, adding that further details are awaited.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Sep 20, 2019 07:48 IST

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