Defence spokesman Captain SN Acharya said that Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Bimar Gali sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.

He said that the firing started at 4:45 pm Friday and continued till 7:30 pm Indian troops responded with small arms and automatics. "The Pakistan troops again fired at our positions on LoC in the Poonch sector. They used small arms and automatics. The firing started at 10:30 pm Friday. Our troops retaliated with same calibre weapons. Firing in the Poonch sector is still going on," the defence spokesman said.

This is the 30th violation in this month of the bilateral ceasefire by the Pakistan troops in the Jammu region alone.


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