Pak violates ceasefire in JnK, India retorts

NEW DELHI: Indian Army today retorted to the ceasefire violations done by the Pakistan in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Unprovoked mortar shelling and automatic weapons fire was at various places along the Line of Control today morning.



“Pakistan army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, heavy automatics and mortars from 6.20am along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati (in Poonch district) sector of Poonch district and in next 20 minutes, they opened another front in Nowshera (in Rajouri district) sector, ” Defence ministry spokesperson Lt Colonel Manish Mehta said.



“They were indiscriminately firing 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells, automatics and small arms,” said Mehta, adding that “Indian jawans were retaliating strongly and effectively”.