Pak violates ceasefire, shells forward areas in Poonch

03-03-2020

Jammu, Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. A defence spokesman here said that Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Mankot and Mendhar Sectors of Poonch. "In the wee hours at about 0330 hours, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with Mortars along LoC in Mankot and Mendhar sectors," the spokesman said.He added that Indian Army retaliated befittingly and the exchange of fire stopped at about 0500 hours.