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Pakistan violates ceasefire again, India doesn't retaliate

January 15, 2013 22:21 IST

Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated the ceasefire again as they targetted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistani troops fired a few rounds on Indian positions at around 5.45 om along the LoC in Mendhar, defence spokesperson Colonel R K Palta said.

The firing lasted for a brief period and the Indian troops did not retaliate, he said, adding there was no loss of life or injury to anyone.

The latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan came a day after army chief General Bikram Singh issued a clear warning to Pakistan, saying India reserves the right to retaliate at the 'time and place' of its choosing.

There had been three ceasefire violations soon after the conclusion of the Brigader-level flag meeting along the LoC in Uri, Mendhar and Balnoi forward areas on January 14.

Northern Command Chief Lieutenant General K T Parnaik told reporters during the day that soon after the conclusion of the flag meeting, Pakistan opened fire on Charanda area in Uri and Mendhar in Poonch and fired mortar shells in Balnoi area.


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