Ceasefire Violation In J&K’s Rajouri, Mortar Shells Fired


Jammu: Pakistani troops on Tuesday resorted to mortar shelling and firing by automatic weapons along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Army to retaliate.

The Indian side was hit by 82 mm mortar shells fired by the Pakistan Army in second incident of ‘unprovoked’ ceasefire violation in the last two days.

“There was unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Rajouri today, using 82 mm mortars, automatic weapons,” a defence spokesman said.

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Indian Army personnel took positions and responded befittingly to the Pakistani firing, the spokesman said, adding that intermittent firing was going on.

There is no casualty on Indian side, he said.

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