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Indo-Pak troops exchange fire along LoC in Poonch sector

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Jammu: The armies of India and Pakistan exchanged small arms fire and shells along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.

 Pakistani troops shelled forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, officials said.

“At about 7:45 am on Tuesday, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing from small arms and shelling mortars along the LoC in Mankote sector of Poonch district,” a defense spokesperson said.

“The Indian Army is retaliating in a befitting manner,” he added.

On Monday, the Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire and resorted to small arms firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote area and on last Friday they fired in Sunderbani-Nowshera sector injuring six security personnel.


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