Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district

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Pakistan on Wednesday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani troops used small arms and mortars to target Indian positions along LoC in Shahpur and Kirni sectors in Poonch district.

Around 6.10 pm Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Poonch district, Defence sources said.

Indian army retaliated befittingly; sources added.

Since the beginning of this year, Pakistan has committed over 3,200 such ceasefire violations.