Armies of India, Pakistan exchange fire along LoC in Nowshera sector


The armies of India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged fire using light weapons and medium machine guns (MMG) in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, reports said.

“The Pakistani Army, once again, violated ceasefire on Sunday night along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baba Khori area of sector Nowshera, Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir,” defence sources said adding Pakistan used light weapons and medium machine gun (MMG) to target Indian posts.

“The Pakistani Army violated ceasefire by using light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) along the LoC in the Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector of Rajouri district at 2230 hours tonight,” DC Rajouri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary told a news gathering agency.

In July so far, 11 people, including nine soldiers, have been killed and 18 injured in border firing along the LoC in J&K.


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