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Pakistan violates ceasefire again; targets Indian posts in Mendhar, Hamirpur

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 09:17

Zee Media Bureau

Jammu: Few hours after the ceasefire violation in Kargil sector for the first time in 14 years, there were reports of fresh firing by Pakistani troops again on the forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Mendhar and Hamirpur areas of Poonch district.

According to reports, India retaliated in reply to the fresh instance of ceasefire violation from Pakistan.

However, there was no immediate report of casualties on the Indian side.
Defence spokesman SN Acharya said the Pakistani troops targeted the Indian forward areas with small arms fire at around 9.45 pm and Indian troops responded to it.

Pakistani troops on Friday also fired at Indian positions in Drass and Kaksar areas of Kargil district in Ladakh region.

First Published: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 00:17
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