Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

On Saturday, a civilian and a junior level Army officer were killed in Pakistan shelling in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector.

Published: 13th August 2017 12:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2017 12:28 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

JAMMU: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, according to defence sources.

"Pakistan Army began indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions at 8.30 a.m. on the LoC in Mendhar sector's Mankote.

"The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating," the sources added.

On Saturday, a civilian and a junior level Army officer were killed in Pakistan shelling in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector.

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