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India, Pak troops trade fire along LoC in Poonch

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Jammu, Mar 23: Indian and Pakistani troops on Saturday traded fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, officials said.

“The small arms firing from across the border in Poonch sector started at around 5.30 pm,” a defence spokesman said, adding that Indian Army “retaliated befittingly”.

He said there was no report of any casualty on this side.

Official sources said Pakistani troops targeted Shahpur and Kerni areas, forcing people to take shelter inside their homes.

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