Pakistan opens heavy fire along LoC

Srinagar: Indian officials today said the Pakistan Army has opened heavy fire and shelled mortars at forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

According to a Defence spokesperson, “at about 0830 hours, Pak initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along LoC in Mankote sector in district Poonch.” The Indian Army retaliates befittingly, he added.

This is the third consecutive day that Pakistani troops have targeted areas along the LoC. On Thursday, the Pakistan Amy had opened fire with small arms and shelled mortars along the LoC.


NT Bureau