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Pakistan army shells forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

The firing and shelling from across the border in Sunderbani sector started at 1.30 pm and was going on when last reports came.

Published: 24th August 2020 03:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th August 2020 03:48 PM   |  A+A-

Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control in Poonch district after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan.

According to an Indian Army spokesperson, the Indian Army retaliated befittingly.(File | PTI)

By PTI

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army on Monday opened fire and lobbed mortars at forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

The Indian Army retaliated befittingly, the spokesman said.

The firing and shelling from across the border in Sunderbani sector started at 1.30 pm and was going on when last reports came.

"Pakistan initiated the unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars," he said.

The spokesman said there was no immediate report of any casualty on the Indian side.


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