Indo-Pak army exchange fire in Poonch

Jammu: India and Pakistan armies exchanged heavy gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district.

“Pakistan yesterday resorted to firing of automatic weapons and shelling of 60 mm mortar bombs on the forward posts and civilian areas from 1900 hours to 1920 hours in Balakote area,” a defence spokesman said today.

Army troops guarding the border, effectively and appropriately replied back, the spokesman said. (PTI)