Pakistan Army violates LoC ceasefire again

Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Army opened fire at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir overnight, military officials said on Wednesday.

The Pakistanis violated the 2003 ceasefire at two places in Balakote sector in Poonch district on Tuesday night, defence ministry spokesman Lt. Colonel Manish Mehtra told IANS.

“After our troops retaliated, the Pakistani firing stopped at 10 p.m.,” he said, adding there was another round of firing for half hour.

Indian and Pakistani troops routinely clash along their Jammu and Kashmir border.

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