JAMMU, July 12: Pakistan army today violated ceasefire by firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in three sectors of Rajouri and Poonch districts, drawing befitting retaliation from Indian troops.
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“At about 8 am today, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with firing of small arms and later shelling with mortars along LoC in Mankote, Krishna Ghati sectors of Poonch district and Nowshera sector of Rajouri district,” official sources said.
The Indian Army retaliated befittingly, they said, adding that there was no casualty or injury to anyone in the firing and shelling on the Indian side.
Pakistan troops also targeted civilian areas in Mankote, triggering fear psychosis among locals, sources said.
It may be recalled that Pakistan army had resorted to firing and shelling of mortars along LoC in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district last Friday.