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Jammu: In another act of unprovoked firing across the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistani forces, one civilian was killed and four others were injured on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
One civilian was killed and four others were injured in an indiscriminate shelling on the LoC by Pakistan Army in Poonch district,” a senior official was quoted as saying in winter capital Jammu.

The official said the injured are being shifted to hospital for treatment.

Although, the number of civilian casualties on the Indian side was not confirmed by the Defense spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta, but he said that the Pakistani Army is using 120 mm mortars while violating the ceasefire in Poonch district.

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Heavy shelling and firing exchanges between the two armies are continuing in the area now, reports said.

On Sunday night, Pakistan had used 82 mm mortars, RPGs and automatic weapons to target Indian positions.

“Pakistan shelling and firing started at 11 pm on Sunday,” Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta said.

“Our troops are effectively and appropriately responding. Intermittent firing exchanges continued till Monday morning,” he added.

 

With inputs from IANS.

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Pakistan again violates ceasefire and potentially risked the safety of both the nations. huffingtonpost.in
  • Pakistan once again violated ceasefire
  • The ceasefire was violated at LoC in Rajouri
  • The schools are shut down due to sudden wave of violence

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday resorted to indiscriminate shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

The Pakistani side used small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian facilities along the LoC in the district, a defence official said.

Pakistani army once again violated the ceasefire. Wikimedia Commons
Pakistani army once again violated the ceasefire. Wikimedia Commons

“Pakistani shelling and firing started at 10.30 a.m. Our positions retaliated strongly and effectively”, the official said.

Pakistan’s indiscriminate shelling of civilian facilities has forced the authorities to shut 72 schools close to the border in Rajouri and Poonch districts. IANS

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