Pak targets Kerni sector

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 11: Pakistani troops today targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kerni sector of Poonch district, prompting “strong and effective” retaliation by the Indian Army.
The exchange of fire between the two sides continued for nearly seven hours, causing panic among the locals, sources said.
They said Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing from light and heavy weapons in Kerni sector around 8.15 am.
Indian troops guarding the LoC, retaliated effectively and the cross-border firing between the two sides continued till 3 pm, sources said, adding there was no immediate report of any casualty on this side.