Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

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The Pakistan forces initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from small arms, automatic weapons and mortars from 0630 hours on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Naushera sector, an Indian Army spokesman said.

The Pakistani BAT members were armed with headband cameras to record the attack on the Indian Army patrol.

A fire-fight commenced soon in which the two Army soldiers and the two BAT members were killed.

This fresh round of ceasefire violation was retaliated to by the Indian army in a fierce manner, said a defence official.

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 24 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

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Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) entered 600 metres into Jammu and Kashmir's Indian territory to launch an attack on the India Army's patrol party, Times of India reported.

These areas have witnessed 20 ceasefire violations, an attack by Pakistan special forces team and two infiltration bids in June, in which four people including three jawans were killed died and 10 were injured.

A Pakistani commando shot dead by the Indian Army after he crossed the Line of Control in an attempt to behead Indian soldiers on Friday was wearing a camera mounted to his head.

The officer said it is matter of investigation whether the camera was live connected with Pakistani army establishments across the border.

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