Pakistan Army Violates Truce on LoC with ‘Unprovoked Shelling’

The ultras fired at Special Police Officer Haleem Gujjar at his residence in Gutroo village of Tral area.

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts, authorities said.

Defence Ministry spokesperson, Lt Col Manish Mehta told IANS that the Pakistanis used 2-inch mortars and automatics at Rajouri’s Bhimber Ghali sector and Balakot in Poonch.

The shelling and firing started in Bhimber Ghali at 4am and continued till 6am, while in Balakot, it began at 6 am and ended at 6:45 am. [...] Our troops responded befittingly.

The official said no casualty or damage was reported on the Indian side.