Poonch: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan, which started from Friday night has continued till Sunday morning. Six civilians have so far been killed in the firing and morter shelling by the Pak troops. Even on Sunday morning, situations didn’t normalize. The Pakistani troops started firing from the eve of the Indian Independence Day.
"The Pakistan Army again resorted to indiscriminate shelling and gunfire in Mandi and Balakot sectors of Poonch district," Defence Ministry Spokesman Col. Manish Mehta said. "The firing started at 3 am and is still on. Our troops retaliated appropriately to the firing," he added.