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Fresh cross-border firing, shelling in Pallanwala sector

Srinagar: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops launched firing and shelling on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pallanwala sector of Jammu district this evening.

“Firing and shelling from across LoC has started at 1915 hours in forward areas in Pallanwala belt along the LoC. It is intermittently going on,” a Police officer told PTI.

He said it was not yet known if there were any causality.

Meanwhile, PRO (Defence) said he had no idea about it.

This is the sixth ceasefire violation since Indian army carried out surgical strikes the terrorists launch pad in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

Yesterday, Pakistani troops shelled Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs, rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) and heavy machine guns (HMG) amid small arms firing along LoC in positions along LoC in Pallanwala and Chhamb areas.