Pakistani troops continues to violate the ceasefire by firing with small arms and resorting to mortar shelling on forward posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Sunday, officials said.
The shelling from across the border started in the morning in Mankote sector around 6.45 am, prompting strong retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said.
#Pak relentless on unprovoked #CeasefireViolations along #LoC.
Today initiated unprovoked #CeasefireViolation by small arms firing & shelling with #Mortars in #Mankote sector, Distt #Poonch.#IndianArmy retaliates befittingly.@SpokespersonMoD@DefenceMinIndia@adgpi@diprjk@ANI
— PRO Defence Jammu (@prodefencejammu) August 9, 2020
Further details are awaited.