Pakistani forces resorts to shelling, firing in Poonch sector along LoC

Pakistani forces resorts to shelling, firing in Poonch sector along LoC

Srinagar, March 13: In Jammu and Kashmir, in yet another incidence of ceasefire violation, Pakistani forces today resorted to shelling and firing in Poonch sector along the Line of Control in Poonch district.

Defence sources said that the forces from across the border, started unprovoked firing and shelling, targeting some Indian Positions and civilian areas in Noorkote and Cherikote areas around 7 this morning.

The troops guarding the border line retaliated the firing effectively and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani firing. The intermittent exchange of fire continued till this evening.

Mortars and automatic weapons were reportedly used in firing.No report of any causality or injury to the Indian side. However, some buildings have suffered partial damages as the bombs landed on their roofs.

Yesterday also Pakistan forces had resorted to firing in adjoining Krishna Ghati and Chakkan-Da-Baagh sectors of Poonch.

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