Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector, one civilian dead

Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.

FP Staff June 25, 2017 09:25:15 IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector, one civilian dead

Jammu: Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector on Sunday.

Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.

According to NDTV report one civilian has been killed in firing.

"Pakistan army began indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions on the LoC in Naushera sector from 6.30 am," defence ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS.

"They first initiated small arms and automatic gunfire, but later used mortars."

"The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating," Mehta added.

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