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Pakistan continues ceasefire violation in Poonch

Pakistan continues ceasefire violation in Poonch Representational image | File

Pakistan on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Digwar Sector of Poonch District in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing post midnight. Digwar district was a witness to another ceasefire violation from Pakistan on Wednesday.

Earlier on Monday, two minors were reportedly killed and five other civilians got injured as Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling, besides small and automatic weapons fire at various places along the LoC in Poonch district.

Pakistan has violated ceasefire a number of times in the last few months.

Last week, Pakistani troops had opened fire in the Poonch and Bhimbher Gali Sectors. Yesterday, a Border Security Force (BSF) Camp near Srinagar Airport was attacked by three terrorists.

The terrorists were gunned down during an encounter with the 182nd Battalion of the BSF, located near the Airport and Air Force Station Gogoland. 

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