India, Pak exchange gunfire in Nowshera sector

ndian and Pakistani troops on Monday exchanged firing by light weapons and medium machine guns (MMG)in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, reports said.

 “The Pakistani Army, once again, violated ceasefire on Sunday night along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baba Khori area of sector Nowshera, Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir,”  defence sources was quoted by a news gathering agency.

 “The Pakistani Army violated ceasefire by using light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) along the LoC in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector of Rajouri district at 2230 hours tonight”, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Shahid Iqban Choudhary said.

In July so far, 11 people, including nine soldiers, have been killed and 18 injured in border firing along the LoC in J&K.

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