Pakistan Army resorts to heavy shelling on LoC

The latest ceasefire violation came a day after three Indian army soldiers were killed in a BAT (Border Action Team) operation.

Published: 23rd November 2016 11:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2016 11:53 AM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

JAMMU: Pakistan Army on Wednesday resorted to heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region.

Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate ceasefire violation since 9 a.m. on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Naushera sectors of Poonch and Rajouri districts, Defence spokesman Lt. Col Manish Mehta told IANS.

"They are using 120 mm mortars and automatics to target our positions, our posts are responding strongly and giving a befitting reply," he added.

The latest ceasefire violation came a day after three Indian army soldiers were killed in a BAT (Border Action Team) operation on the LoC in Machil sector of the Kashmir Valley.

The body of one of the three slain soldiers was mutilated.

Indian army has vowed retribution against the "cowardly act by Pakistan army".

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