Cross-LoC shelling in Poonch
Jammu: Pakistani troops engaged in firing and intense mortar shelling in three sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in violation of a ceasefire agreement, an army spokesman said.
He said the firing and shelling from across the border in Shahpur, Kirni and Degwar sectors started around 9.15 am.
As per the spokesperson, the Indian Army personnel guarding the LoC gave a strong and befitting response to the cross-border fire.
He said the exchange of fire was going on when last reports were received.
There was no report of any casualty on the Indian side, the spokesman said.