Pak shells three sectors along LoC in Poonch

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army heavily shelled forward posts and hamlets on Wednesday in three sectors along the LoC in Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The Indian Army effectively retaliated.

“At about 0915 hours, Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along LoC in Kirni, Shahpur and Qasba sectors in district Poonch”, a defence spokesman said.

The Pakistan Army has violated the ceasefire 13 times this month.

On October 1, an Army man was killed and another injured, when Pakistan shelled areas along the LoC in Krishnagati area of Poonch district, officials said.

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