Pakistan troops violate LoC ceasefire

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 26, 2011 18:00 hrs

Jammu, April 26 (IANS) In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops opened heavy gunfire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir late Tuesday evening, defence sources said.

The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on the Indian posts in Poonch sector, about 240 km north of Jammu, at around 7.30 p.m., the sources said.

The Indian troops retaliated and the exchange of fire continued almost for 90 minutes.

The Indian Army will take up the matter with the Pakistani Army Wednesday, the sources said.