Indian and Pakistani Army trade fire on LoC in J-K

Defence sources said Pakistan Army started firing at the Indian positions in Manjkot area of Mendhar sector at 8.40 a.m.

Published: 09th May 2017 10:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2017 10:58 AM   |  A+A-

Army personnel stand guard outside the Panzgam Army camp which was attacked by militants in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. | File PTI

By IANS

JAMMU: Pakistan Army resorted to firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, sources said.

Defence sources said Pakistan Army started firing at the Indian positions in Manjkot area of Mendhar sector at 8.40 a.m.

"They used small arms and automatics to target the Indian positions. Effective retaliation was given from the Indian side," they said.

Firing exchanges continued for nearly an hour, the defence sources said.

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