"Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations in Bhimber Gali sector of Poonch district last evening," Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta said today, adding that 'no casualty or damage was reported'.

"The area witnessed ceasefire violations by Pakistan army between 7 PM and 9 PM," he added. Forward posts maintained by Pakistan fired towards the Indian side using automatic weapons and heavy machine guns. "Our side retaliated appropriately but no casualty or damage was reported," Mehta stated. Pakistani troops have already violated the ceasefire 10 times in September this year.

Unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops yesterday on Indian forward positions in the Nowgam sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district had left two BSF jawans injured.

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