Published On: Tue, Feb 6th, 2018

Fresh Pakistani ceasefire violation in J&K’s Rajouri, heavy firing on

Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Tuesday after Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing.

Our Indian positions are effectively and strongly retaliating

According to defence sources, the Pakistani troops were using small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian facilities in Tarkunde and Manjakote areas of Bhimber Gali sector of Rajouri.

“In a befitting reply, Our Indian positions are effectively and strongly retaliating and heavy firing exchanges are going on between the two sides,” sources added.

It may be mentioned here that the Pakistan Army had targeted a post of the Indian Army in the same sector on Sunday, killing four soldiers including a captain.

Authorities on Monday ordered closure of 84 schools within five km of the LoC in Rajouri district for three days.

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