Pakistan military helicopter flies near LoC in Poonch for 5 minutes

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Srinagar: A Pakistani military helicopter flew for nearly five minutes inside Poonch area near Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday afternoon.

Official sources said that the helicopter came within 250 meters of the LoC and flew over Gulpur sector for about five minutes before returning back, news gathering agency GNS reported.

A police officer while confirming the incident said that the development happened around 12:15 pm.

The officer claimed it as a violation of the mutually agreed norms but as per sources helicopters are barred coming within 1 kilometre of the LoC.

Soon after the incident, the security was heightened across the sector amid apprehensions about the possibility of infiltration along the LoC, sources said.