Pak troops targets posts, civilian areas in Poonch: Army
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Pak troops targets posts, civilian areas in Poonch: Army

Army on Friday said after a lull of over three weeks, the ceasefire on the LoC was violated again with Pakistani army resorting to heavy cross-border firing at Indian posts and civilians areas in Balakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Army on Friday said after a lull of over three weeks, the ceasefire on the LoC was violated again with Pakistani army resorting to heavy cross-border firing at Indian posts and civilians areas in Balakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

"Pakistani army violated ceasefire, targeting Indian positions along the Line of Control in Balakote sector. The firing started at 0900 hours continued till 1000 hours. Our soldiers gave a befitting reply," an army official said.

A senior police officer said shells fired by the Pakistani troops landed in civilian areas in the sector. However, there was no report of loss of life or injury to anyone.

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