Army officer injured in Pak firing in Poonch

Jammu: Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, injuring an Army Captain, officials said.

They resorted to firing along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch last evening, a security force official said.

The injured Army Captain has been hospitalised, they said.

The Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire continued till late night, they said.

The latest violation of the ceasefire came a day after seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were killed and four others injured in retaliatory action by the Indian Army in Poonch.

Authorities had on Monday suspended the cross-LoC bus service between Chakan Da Bagh and Rawalakot, following heightened tension on the LoC. (PTI)


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