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Pakistani troops on Monday morning opened fire twice at Indian posts along the LoC in Krishnagati sector of Poonch.[/caption]
Within hours after violating ceasefire twice along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishnaghati sector of Poonch district, Pakistan rangers resorted to fresh firing on Monday along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. A jawan got injured in the fresh firing even as the BSF retaliated to firing from across the border.
On Monday morning, Pakistani troops had opened fire twice at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district.
Pakistani troops resorted to firing with automatic weapons and Rocket Projectile Grenades on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Pakistani troops fired upon forward posts in Krishna Ghati sector at 0005 hours, PRO Defence Lt Col Manish Mehta said.
Troops guarding the borderline did not retaliate, he said.
The firing continued till 0030 hours, he said, adding there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the cross-border firing.
Pakistani troops again resorted to firing with automatic weapons and RPGs for a brief period around 0600 hours on Monday, he said, adding there was no retaliation from this side but a high degree of alert was maintained.
This comes a day after the Indian Army killed three militants, foiling a fresh infiltration bid near the LoC in the Tangdhar sector of Kashmir.
"The infiltration bid was foiled in the wee hours (of Sunday) as a group of heavily armed terrorists were crossing the LoC," an army official had said. This was the second infiltration bid by militants in the Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district within a week.
The bodies of the militants were recovered along with three weapons.
(With PTI Inputs)