Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling on forward posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said.
The shelling from across the border started in the Krishnagati sector around 7.00 pm, prompting strong retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said.
#Pak continues #CeasefireViolations along #LoC in J&K.
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 5, 2020
In the shelling, one cattle shed was damaged, they said.