Heavy shelling started alongside the Line of Management within the Kerni space round 6.30 am. India is retaliating “strongly and successfully” and firing remains to be on, officers mentioned. The injured have been taken to hospital.
“Pakistani forces began unprovoked shelling and firing at Indian positions and the army is befittingly responding,” a senior officer mentioned, including that Pakistani troops focused dozens of villages and posts in Shahpur, Kerni and Qasba sectors.
Pakistan has violated ceasefire plenty of instances in the previous few months. Final week, Pakistani troops had opened fireplace within the Poonch and Bhimbher Gali sectors. On September 24, two troopers have been injured in change of fireplace in Poonch district’s Balakote sector.