India, Pak troops exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pak troops exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

Jammu: Indian and Pakistan troops on Saturday exchanged firing and mortar shelling on each other’s forward posts and civilian areas along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Defence sources said that Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.
“Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 2300 hours yesterday along the Line of Control (LC) in Poonch sector,” a defence spokesperson said.
He said the Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively. The firing is presently on, he added. (With inputs from PTI)

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