M S Nazki
*POONCH*, 12 (GNS) Pakistani troops on Friday violated the ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Poonch district, a defence Sources said.
The mortar shelling and small arms firing from across the border started in Sawjiyan sectors around 8. 15.am, he said.
The Sources said the Pakistani troops initiated the unprovoked ceasefire violation, prompting befitting retaliation by the Indian Army.
The cross-border firing between the two sides was continuing when last reports were received, he said, adding that there was no report of any casualty on the Indian side.(GNS)