Pak troops violate ceasefire, Indian soldier hurt

An Indian Army soldier has been injured in another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops who opened fire in Shahpur area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch sector, defence sources said Thursday.

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2011, 17:29 PM IST

Jammu: An Indian Army soldier has been injured in another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops who opened fire in Shahpur area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch sector, defence sources said Thursday.

Pakistani troops opened fire in violation of the ceasefire on the borders around 10 p.m. Wednesday, army sources told IANS. One Indian soldier was injured.
Indian troops retaliated. The exchange of firing continued till 6 a.m Thursday.

The sources said it was a clear case of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army. The ceasefire had come into effect in November 2003.
The guns have fallen silent but the troops are maintaining vigil, the sources said.

The LoC divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

IANS