Pak army shells 3 sectors along LoC in Poonch; India mounts befitting reply

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JAMMU: The Pakistan army violated the ceasefire thrice on Thursday by resorting to heavy firing and shelling on forward areas and posts in three sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, officials said.
The Pakistani side also resorted to firing along the International Border (IB), targeting hamlets and border outposts in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district overnight, they added.
“At about 1730 hours today, Pak army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors in district Poonch,” a defence spokesman said here.
He said the Indian Army mounted a befitting retaliation.