Pakistan resorts to mortar shelling and firing along LoC in J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir, in yet another incidence of ceasefire violation, Pakistan army again resorted to mortar shelling and firing along LoC (Line of Control) in Naushera sector of Rajouri district this evening targeting forward defence locations and civilian population.

The shelling prompted an effective retaliation from the Indian troops. Defence sources told media that Pakistani troops started unprovoked shelling in Naushera sector around 6 pm. Intermittent exchanges were continuing when last reports came in.

There is no report of any casualties or damage on the Indian side. Pakistani forces used small, medium and automatic arms and heavy mortars in firing.

In the morning also Pakistan forces had shelled along the LoC in the same sector.

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