The South Asian Times

18 October 2017 19:53 PM

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

By IANS

Jammu, Aug 13: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, according to defence sources.

"Pakistan Army began indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions at 8.30 a.m. on the LoC in Mendhar sector's Mankote.

"The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating," the sources added.

On Saturday, a civilian and a junior level Army officer were killed in Pakistan shelling in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector.

Update: 13 Aug, 2017

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