J-K: Pak resorts to indiscriminate firing along LoC

| Updated: Jul 10, 2017 15:15 IST

Nowgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 10 (ANI): Pakistan resorted to the indiscriminate firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector last night. The search operation is underway to track any infiltration. Yesterday, Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector, along the LoC. The Indian Army is retaliated strongly and effectively to the firings. The fresh firing comes a day after an army jawan and his wife were killed and their three daughters were injured as ceasefire was violated in Poonch district. The Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts and villages in Chakka da bagh and Kharri Karmara areas. In retaliation, two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian security forces. Reportedly, 23 cease fire violations have occurred so far in June alone. On June 29, two Indian Army jawans were injured when the Pakistani troops initiated firing along the LOC in Poonch. On June 26, the Pakistani Army fired small arms and shelled mortars along the LoC in the Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri. (ANI)

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