Poonch, Jan 28: A teenager was injured as armies of India and Pakistan exchanged fresh fire and mortar shells in Bandichechian sector in Poonch district on Thursday evening.
The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling targeting forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, drawing retaliation from Indian troops, officials said.
A civilian was injured in the Pakistan firing, said the official identifying the victim as Muhammad Iklaq.
The Line of Control (LoC) has witnessed heavy and intense firing and shelling in the last few months, resulting in several casualties and triggering fear psychosis among the people.
A Defense official said that Indian Army is responding effectively. The firing and shelling was going on till the filing of this report.