Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in Poonch District and Kirni Sectors
Jammu and Kashmir (Representational Image/ Photo Credit: ANI)

New Delhi, October 1: Pakistan on Tuesday resorted to a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir leading to retaliatory firing by Indian troops, defence sources said.

The ceasefire violation was reported from the Poonch district in Shahpur and Kirni sectors.

"There was unprovoked firing of small arms and mortar shelling from the Pakistani side at around 7.45 a.m. Indian troops retaliated to the shelling. No casualties or injuries have been reported," an Army official told IANS. Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar and Balakote in Poonch, Indian Security Forces Respond.

Another ceasefire violation had taken place on Monday in the Hiranagar area of Kathua district. As per sources, a Border Security Force trooper was injured in Monday's firing.