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Pak troops violate ceasefire in Poonch

May 27, 2013 22:06 IST

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again in the Chakan-de-Bagh sector of the Line of Control in Poonch district Monday. A defence spokesman said Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire at Indian posts in the Chakan-de-Bagh sector this morning. “Our troops, however, did not retaliate,” the spokesman said.

This is the second ceasefire violation in past three days. An army brigadier and two troopers were injured in Pakistan shelling in the Nowgam sector of the LoC in north Kashmir Kupwara district on May 24.

The spokesman said that the the firing stopped after sometime and there was no loss of life or injury. The Pakistani troops used rocket propelled grenades and small arms to target the Indian posts.

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar