Indian, Pakistani armies exchange fire on the line-of-control (LoC) in Kashmir

The armies of Indian and Pakistan Sunday again targeted each other’s positions on the line-of-control (LoC) in Kashmir, officials said.

The ceasefire violation took place in Mendhar sector of frontier Poonch district, around 185 km southwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

“Pakistani troops this morning again targeted our forward posts with heavy machine guns and mortar guns in Bhimber Gali of Poonch, ” said Col. R K Palta, Indian army spokesman. “Our troops retaliated effectively to Pakistani firing and the exchange lasted until afternoon.”

According to Palta, no loss of life or damage was reported from the Indian side because of the firing.

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