Pakistani troops fire on forward Indian posts

Pakistani troops fired on forward Indian posts along the LoC in Jammu district overnight, drawing retaliation from Indian forces.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 31, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

Jammu: Pakistani troops fired on forward Indian posts along the LoC in Jammu district overnight, drawing retaliation from Indian forces.

Pakistani Army fired on several posts in Jourian forward belt in Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district, a Defence spokesman said today.

Indian troops retaliated with equal calibre weapons, the spokesman said, adding there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing.

The cross border firing, which started at 1945 hours last night, ended around 0230 hours this morning.

There have been nearly 150 ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the highest in the past eight years.