Pak troops fire on Indian posts along LoC

Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 22:15

Jammu: In an incident of ceasefire
violation along the LoC, Pakistani troops on Thursday opened fire on
Indian posts and launched Rocket Projectile Grenades (RPGs) in
Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"Pak troops violated ceasefire. They fired RPGs and
opened indiscriminate firing on Indian posts in Balnoi forward
area in Krishnaghati sector of Poonch district around 1930
hours tonight," a senior Army Officer of 16 Corps said.

They continued indiscriminate firing for five minutes,
he said, adding, Indian troops retaliated to the act.

"It later stopped. There was no casualty or injury to
anyone in the Pakistani firing and grenade attacks," he said.

Indian Army has registered a strong protest with their
Pakistani counterpart over ceasefire violation via hotline,
the officer added.


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First Published: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 22:15

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