Pakistan violate ceasefire again, fire at Indian posts in Poonch

Written by: Nairita Das
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Poonch, Sep 29 (ANI): In yet another violation of the ceasefire along the Line of Control, Pakistani troops opened fire at various Indian forward posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch region.

According to defence sources, the firing, which began last night with the use of rockets, mortar bombs and light machine guns around 8.30 pm, continued till 11.30 pm.

The firing restarted in the early hours of Wednesday when Pakistani troops again pounded the Indian side with rockets and mortar shells around 5.30 a.m. This continued till 6.30

Pakistani troops fired from their Roza, Battal, Pimple and Daku posts and targeted Indian forward posts of Naveli, Nagi Tekri, Kranti, Kripan, Chajja and Gorda in Balnoie forward belt of Krishnagati and Jallas sub-sectors in Poonch

In retaliation, the Indian troops guarding the border, took positions and fired back resulting in heavy exchanges. There were no casualties.

This is fifth time this year that Pakistani troops have fired on Indian posts.

On May 23, Pakistani troops had fired rockets and mortars in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector.

Pakistani troops had also fired mortars and rockets on Indian posts on August 19 in the same sector. (ANI)

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