Pakistan Shells Villages, Posts In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch: Police

The indiscriminate shelling from across the border started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am.

Pakistan Shells Villages, Posts In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch: Police

There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations along the LoC this year. (File)

Jammu: Ceasefire violation was reported along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir today as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages in Poonch district, police said. 

The indiscriminate shelling from across the border started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Indian Army guarding the LoC, a police official said. 

No casualties have been reported.

There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations along the LoC and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir this year, resulting in the death of 31 persons including 16 security personnel.
 
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