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Army retaliates strongly as Pak violates ceasefire again in Poonch

ANI
Published : Jul 9, 2017, 8:17 pm IST
Updated : Jul 9, 2017, 9:22 pm IST

The fresh firing comes a day after an army jawan and his wife were killed and their three daughters were injured.

In retaliation, two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian security forces. (Representational image)
 In retaliation, two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian security forces. (Representational image)

Jammu: Pakistan Army on Sunday initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC).

The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively to the firings.

The fresh firing comes a day after an army jawan and his wife were killed and their three daughters were injured as ceasefire was violated in Poonch district.

The Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts and villages in Chakka da bagh and Kharri Karmara areas.

In retaliation, two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian security forces.

Reportedly 23 ceasefire violations have occurred so far in June alone.

On June 29, two Indian Army jawans were injured when the Pakistani troops initiated firing along the LoC in Poonch.

On June 26, the Pakistani Army fired small arms and shelled mortars along the LoC in the Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri. 

Tags: indian army, ceasefire violations, poonch, jammu and kashmir, loc
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu