Pakistan Troops Fire at Indian Posts Along LoC

Published: 08th December 2014 11:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th December 2014 11:54 PM   |  A+A-


JAMMU: Pakistan again violated the bilateral ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) Monday by resorting to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

"Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Balakote sector of the LoC at our positions at 8 PM using small arms," defence ministry spokesman Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS.

He said Indian soldiers "responded with same calibre weapons".

The exchange of fire continued till 8.10 PM.

There was no casualty on the Indian side, he said.

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