Pak troops accused of breaching ceasefire along LoC

Jammu: Pakistani troops fired on civilian areas and military positions along the Line of Control in Poonch district overnight, drawing retaliation from the Army, a Defence Spokesman said here today.

“Pakistan troops resorted to firing on forward posts along the LoC in Balakote and Poonch sectors overnight,” he said.

While firing from Pakistan side ended around 2200 hours in Balakote sector, it ended around 2330 hours in Poonch sector, he said.

“We responded appropriately and effectively to the firing,” the spokesman said. (PTI)