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Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC in Poonch

Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC in Poonch

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Cross border firing underway in Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo: IANS)
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.
The firing exchanges started in Chakan Da Bagh area.
"Mortar shelling and small arms firing continued between the two sides," a police officer said.
As two shells fired from Pakistan landed near the Chakan Da Bagh trade facilitation centre, its staff and others present there hurriedly took shelter in underground bunkers.
"No damage or casualty was caused due to the Pakistani shelling," the officer said.
The Pakistani ceasefire violation occurred on a day the cross-LoC trade between the Indian and Pakistan administered parts of Jammu and Kashmir took place between Chakan Da Bagh and Rawalakot.
--IANS
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