Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu region, Indian troops retaliate

The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked firing overnight at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu region, an official said on Saturday.

Jammu: The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked firing overnight at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu region, an official said on Saturday.

"The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked small arm and machine gun firing on Indian forward posts of Poonch and Balakote (Rajouri) sectors in the evening hours yesterday (Friday)," defence spokesman lieutenant colonel Manish Mehta told IANS in Jammu. 

"Our troops retaliated appropriately. No damage or casualty was reported till last reports came in," he said.

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