This Article is From Sep 07, 2013

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire at Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire at Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir
New Delhi: In yet another ceasefire violation from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Mendhar sector of Poonch district on Friday night.

The Pakistani troops started firing at 8 pm and Indian jawans retaliated, officials said.

The fresh violation of ceasefire comes three days after the Pakistani troops targeted Indian forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch district on September 3.

Pakistani troops had fired heavy mortar shells at Sher Shakti, Kerni, Bandi Chachian and Shahpur areas along the LoC.