J&K: Four injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch district - watsupptoday.com
J&K: Four injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch district
Posted 18 Oct 2017 03:42 PM

Agencies
Four civilians were injured today as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control and shelled civilian hamlets in the Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
The injured included three laborers and a woman in the Mankote area, a police officer said."Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, and mortars from 0745 hours in Bhimbher Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district," a spokesman said.
The firing was still on, the official said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating strongly and effectively to the provocation.
The heavy firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistan Army was intermittently targeting civilian and forward areas in Balakote, Basooni, Sandote, Manjakote areas, a police officer said.
Last week, the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in the Bhimber Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC), deliberately targeting villages of Basauni and Sandot in the Balakote area resulting in injuries to two children and two teenagers.

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