Pak now targets forward posts; after India carried cross border raids

Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire between the two sides continued

Pak now targets forward posts; after India carried cross border raids

A day after Indian media reported about having killed Pakistani troops in a cross border raid, Pakistani troops on Wednesday targeted forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC).

The firing took place in Noushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir for nearly an hour, sources said.

The small arms firing from across the border targeting forward posts in Noushera sector started around 9 am.

However, the Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire between the two sides continued till late in the morning.

There was no report of any casualty in the incident.

The latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan comes five days after Pakistani troops opened fire from across the border leaving four Army personnel dead and another soldier injured in Keri sector of Rajouri on December 23.

Subsequently, the Indian troops also killed three Pakistani troops and injured another in retaliatory action at Rukh Chakri sector in Rawlakot on December 25.

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