Pak opens firing at border

Pakistani Rangers today targeted forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir with small arms firing, a defence official said.The Indian Army effectively retaliated.

“At about 7.40 am, the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms along LoC in Kirni sector in Poonch district”, he said.  The firing stopped around 8 am.

On Monday night, Pakistani Ranger opened fire from across the border in Manyari-Chorgali area in Hiranagar sector, the official said. The Border Security Force (BSF) guarding the border retaliated.