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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan shells LoC areas in Poonch for third day, three army jawans injured

Pakistani troops today opened fire from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Published: 04th October 2017 10:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th October 2017 05:17 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: Three Army jawans were today injured as Pakistani troops fired from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Pakistani troops also violated the ceasefire in Laam sector by briefly opening fire along the LoC, police
officials said.

The Indian Army is retaliating effectively and the firing is still on, a Defence Spokesman said.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0845 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC)", the spokesman said.

In the firing along the LoC in Poonch sector, three Army jawans suffered injuries, police officials said.

CLICK BELOW TO WATCH VIDEO | 3 jawans injured in Pakistani fire

Yesterday, an Army jawan was killed when Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch.

On October two, two minors were killed and 12 civilians injured in cross-border shelling by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch district.

Five children were among the injured, the youngest being five-year-old Zobia Kousar.



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