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Army jawan injured as Pakistan's army violate ceasefire in Mendhar sector of Poonch district

Pakistani Troops On Saturday Violated The Ceasefire By Firing On A Forward Post Along The LoC In Poonch District, Leaving An Army Jawan Injured.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Oct 2016, 02:40:59 PM
India-Pakistan border (Source: Getty Images)


Pakistani troops on Saturday violated the ceasefire by firing on a forward post along the LoC in Poonch district, leaving an army jawan injured.

“There was firing on forward area in Krishnagati-Mendhar sector along the LoC by Pakistani troops in which an army man was injured this morning”, IG Police (Rajouri-Poonch range) Johny Williams said.

However, Defence PRO Col Manish Mehta said there was no ceasefire violation.

The ceasefire violation took place after two days of lull.

A senior Army officer had said on friday that there have been over 25 ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir after surgical strikes by Indian Army in PoK to dismantle terror launching pads.

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First Published : 08 Oct 2016, 02:34:00 PM

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