Pakistan troops violates ceasefire in Poonch, India retaliates

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Poonch : The Pakistani troops on Monday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Army to retaliate.

Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars at 9:30 a.m. on the Indian Army posts.

The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively and the firing is presently on.

No casualties have been reported so far in the incident. This is the second ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours.

A civilian was injured when Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC on Sunday.

This comes after India had on March 9 summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and expressed deep concern over continued ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

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