Army Captain Injured As Pak Troops Fire At Indian Posts In Poonch

The latest ceasefire violation came a day after seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were killed and four others injured in retaliatory action by the Indian Army in Poonch.

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Army Captain Injured As Pak Troops Fire At Indian Posts In Poonch

Pakistani troops opened fire across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district (representational)


Jammu:  Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday evening, injuring an Army Captain, officials said. 

"There was a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army. They resorted to firing along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch this evening," a security force official said. 

The Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire continued till late night. The injured Army Captain has been hospitalised, they said. 

The latest ceasefire violation came a day after seven Pakistani Army men, including a Major, were killed and four others injured in retaliatory action by the Indian Army in Poonch. 

Authorities had on Monday suspended the cross-LoC bus service between Chakan Da Bagh and Rawalakot, following heightened tension on the LoC. 
 


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