Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 5/30/2020 11:17:04 PM

JAMMU, May 30: The Pakistan Army resorted to intense firing on forward areas along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Saturday.
A defence spokesperson said that the intense firing from small arms across the border started around 10 am in Kirni sector, drawing befitting retaliation by Indian Army, the spokesperson said. The unprovoked ceasefire violation was initiated by Pakistan and the cross-border firing between the two sides was going on when last reports were received, according to the spokesperson. There was no immediate report of any casualty on the Indian side, he added.
Officials told that Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing in Qasba, Kirni areas of Poonch sector in the morning.
“Pakistan Army used small arms to target the locations of Indian Army on Line of Control and even civilian areas along LoC also came under firing from across,” they said.
“At around 10 AM and 7:45 PM in the evening , Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by intense firing with small arms in Kirni area of Poonch,” Jammu based Army spokesman, Lt Col Devander Anand said.
“Indian Army retaliated befittingly,” he said. However, no loss of life or injury was reported during the incident.



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