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Pakistan violates ceasefire at Poonch in J-K, Indian forces retaliate

SNS | New Delhi |

In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan on Monday opened fire at the Indian troops in Digwar sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian security forces have also retaliated.

This comes after India had on March 9 summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and expressed deep concern over continued ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

No casualties have been reported so far in the incident. This is the second ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours. A civilian was injured when Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC on Sunday.

Meanwhile, two grenades were recovered from the luggage of an Army jawan at Srinagar airport during the security check-up.

Army sources said that the jawan belongs to Darjeeling and has accepted that he was carrying grenades, saying it was for causing blast in rivers to catch fish.

The soldier was to board a flight to Delhi. He has been lodged at the local police station for questioning.