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J&K: Pakistan troops again violate ceasefire in Degwar sector

ANI
Published : Apr 5, 2017, 12:20 pm IST
Updated : Apr 5, 2017, 1:08 pm IST

The ceasefire happened around 9:05 am. This is the fourth such incident in less than 48 hours along the LoC.

Representational image (Photo: File/PTI)
 Representational image (Photo: File/PTI)

Jammu: Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated the ceasefire by shelling mortar bombs on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

This is the fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in the last 48 hours.

"Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing from small arms and fired automatic and mortar shells from 09:05 hours on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Poonch sector," a defence spokesman said.

Army troops deployed on forward posts retaliated and the exchange was continuing till last reports came in.

On Tuesday, Pakistani Army fired mortar shells on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali (BG) sector of Rajouri district.

On April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled mortar bombs on forward posts in Balakote sector of Rajouri district.

In the second ceasefire violation on April 3, Pakistani troops had shelled Indian posts along the LoC in Digwararea in Poonch sector.

Tags: ceasefire violation, pakistan army, indian amry, line of control, j p singh, dr mohammad faisal
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu