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Heavy firing on LoC in Poonch district


Jammu, April 1: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Monday, a defence official said.

“At 7.45 am, the Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and firing of small arms in the Shahpur and Kerni sectors. Our troops retaliated effectively,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told the media.


The firing exchanges were still continuing, the spokesman added.