Press Trust of india

Pak shells two sectors along LoC in Poonch

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Jammu: Pakistani troops on Thursday heavily shelled forward areas in two sectors along the LoC in Poonch district, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate, officials said.

A few structures were damaged in the shelling, they said.

At about 2000 hours, the Pakistan Army fired with small arms and shelled mortars in Balakote and Mendhar sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

He said the Indian Army is retaliating “befittingly”.

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