Pakistan shells border areas in J&K's Poonch, first ceasefire violation of 2020

The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night.

Published: 02nd January 2020 11:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2020 11:42 AM   |  A+A-

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

Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control in Poonch district after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan. (File | PTI)

By PTI

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence spokesman said on Thursday.

The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in district Poonch around 2100 hours on Wednesday", the spokesman said.

The firing stopped at 2330 hours.

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