Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J and K's Poonch

India-Pakistan Line of Control

India-Pakistan Line of Control

An police official said that Pakistani army opened fire and attacked several Indian army posts in Kerni and Krishan Ghati sectors today afternoon.

The ceasefire violation in Poonch district occurred around 8 pm on Saturday.

"Five BSF jawans were among 14 injured in Pakistan shelling in Poonch on Monday".

Mohammad Mushtaq was hit by splinters of a mortar shell which exploded near his house at Narala village in Mankote sector, news agency PTI reported quoting officials.

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Pakistani troops resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling.

A defence spokesman said Pakistan violated the ceasefire around 7.40 am by shelling mortars and firing with small arms along the LoC in Shahpur and Kerni sectors of Poonch district.

Almost a dozen injured have been brought to government district hospital at Poonch, sources said, adding that mortar shells were falling in residential areas in Shahpur, Kerni and Mankote sectors of Poonch district.

A Pakistan-based group said it carried out the attack - the deadliest to take place during a three-decade insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir. "The Indian army was retaliating".

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