Jammu and Kashmir: Heavy firing on LoC

Jammu, March 19: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani armies on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

“The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri’s Sunderbani sector and Jammu’s Akhnoor sector last night,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told the media.

Firing exchanges in the Sunderbani sector began at 10.45 p.m., but later it stopped soon.

“In Akhnoor, the Pakistan Army resorted to mortar shelling and firing of small arms which continued till Tuesday morning. Our troops retaliated effectively,” the spokesman further stated.

There were no immediate reports of any casualties.


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