Indian, Pakistani troops clash on LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops on Thursday traded heavy gunfire after the Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

Defence Ministry sources told IANS that the Pakistanis resorted to “unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions in Chakan Da Bagh sector.

They are using small arms, automatics and mortars. Indian troops are strongly and effectively retaliating”.