3 Army men injured as Pak shells LoC areas in Poonch

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    Jammu: Three Army men were on Wednesday injured as Pakistani troops fired from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

    Pakistani troops also violated the ceasefire in Laam sector by briefly opening fire along the LoC, police officials said.

    The Indian Army is retaliating effectively and the firing is still on, a Defence Spokesman said.

    “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0845 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC),” the spokesman said.