Jammu and Kashmir: Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC


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“Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms automatics and 82 mm mortars in Bhimber Gali sector of the LoC on Wednesday,” defence sources told IANS.

Heavy shelling and firing exchanges between Indian and Pakistani Army took place on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said.

“Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms automatics and 82 mm mortars in Bhimber Gali sector of the LoC on Wednesday,” defence sources told IANS.

“Pakistan shelling and firing started at 5 a.m. and continued till 5:45 a.m. The Indian Army responded effectively and strongly to unprovoked, indiscriminate shelling and firing by Pakistan Army.”

India has accused Pakistan Army of violating the bilateral ceasefire during the last fortnight in Poonch and Rajouri districts to facilitate the infiltration of militants into the Indian side.

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Credit By: Greater Kashmir

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