Firing On Indian Positions On LoC

KL Report


Pakistani troops fired on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the second time in the past four days. A defense source said on Tuesday.

Pakistan troops opened small arms firing on Indian posts in Nangi Tikri forward area along LoC in Krishnagati sub-sector of Poonch last night, they added.

He said the firing continued for 10 minutes from 8.10 pm to 8.20 pm.

Troops guarding the borderline dividing Jammu Kashmir witnesses the incidents of cross firing between India and Pakistan. Both sides allege each other of ceasefire violations which is in place from more than a decade.

The troops are vigilant along the border line and patrolling has been intensified in view of reports of attempts of infiltration from across the border. Defense sources said.

On June 7, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) was killed when Pakistan opened heavy fire with automatic weapons and rockets on Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch sector.


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