Pakistan resorts to Cross Border Firing in Poonch

Rajouri: Army Jawans & Jammu Kashmir Police during a search operation after dozens of rusted grenades and bullets were recovered during excavation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. PTI Photo (PTI10_20_2016_000277B)

Srinagar: India and Pakistan armies on Monday exchanged gunfire along the line of control in Poonch district.

Official sources said that the Pakistani army opened fire upon Indian Army’s posts. The soldiers manning the fence retaliated resulted in cross-border shelling.

“Small arms firing started on LoC in Qasba and Kirni areas and both sides,” they said. Sources told news agency GNS  that in the fight small weapons, as well as medium calibre weapons, are being used. “Intermittent firing is going on,” they added.


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