Pakistan army again resorts heavy cross-border firing at Indian posts

Photo of Indian army soldiers holding their positions at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu: The Pakistan Army again resorted heavy cross-border firing at Indian army posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said today.

The sources said Indian positions were targeted in Tarkundi area on the LoC, at the border that divides Jammu and Kashmir between the two countries.

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Defence spokespersons said, “The Pakistan Army used 82 mm mortar shells and small arms to target our positions. Our troops effectively replied of the Pakistan shelling and firing using same caliber weapons.”

The firing was reported from both sides till late in the evening and there were no reports of any loss of lives.

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This is latest series of ceasefire violations from 2013 in Kashmir valley. The Indian Army alleged that Pakistan violated the joint treaty in the same area of the LoC on Tuesday.


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