Pak Army opens fire, shells 3 sectors along LoC in Rajouri-Poonch

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday opened fire and shelled mortars in forward areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

“The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire by firing with small arms and shelling mortars along the LoC in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district this afternoon,” a defence spokesman said.

At about 1715 hours, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district, he said, adding the Indian Army retaliated befittingly.

Earlier, at about 0430 hours, the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing with small arms and intense shelling with mortars along the LoC in Mankote sector, the defence spokesman said. (AGENCIES)