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Pak troops fire on Indian posts in Poonch

Last Updated: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 00:53

Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation,
Pakistani troops fired from heavy weapons on Indian posts in
Mendhar sector of Poonch district this evening, in an apparent
attempt to give cover to infiltrating militants.
The Pakistani army fired from four posts opposite to Nangi
Tikri in Krishna Gati sub-sector and the Indian troops
retaliated, resulting in destruction of two Pakistani bunkers,
sources said tonight.

An army officer said there was firing of Rocket Projectile
Grenades (RPGs) and from machine guns at around 1800 hours
today, the second such incident in as many days.
There was no casualty or injury to anyone in the firing on
the Indian side.

This was the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the
past 11 days.


First Published: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 00:53
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