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House partially damaged in Pak shelling in Poonch

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Jammu, Mar 02: A house was partially damaged on Monday after the Pakistan Army fired and shelled forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, officials said.

The firing and mortar shelling in Mendhar sector started in the early hours of Monday, prompting “strong and effective retaliation” by the Indian Army guarding the LoC, the officials said.

They said the house, belonging to Moulvi Mushtaq, was partially damaged when it was hit by a mortar shell in village Basoni around 3.20 am.

However, Mushtaq and his family escaped unhurt, the officials said.

They said the shelling between the two sides lasted for several hours.

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