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Pak violates ceasefire again, fires at Poonch outpost

By The Assam Tribune

JAMMU, July 20 (PTI) - Violating the ceasefire for the seventh time this month, Pakistani troops fired on a forward defence location along the border in Jammu sector late last night, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

Pakistani troops targeted the Chak Phagwari Border Out Post (BoP) in Pargawal sub-sector, 20 kms from here, with mortars and small arms fire around 2200 hours last night, BSF officials said today.

Indian troops guarding the border retaliated and the firing continued for over two-and-a-half hours intermittently.

"It ended late in the night and there was no casualty or injury to anyone in the firing", they said.

BSF officials said the issued would be raised with Pakistani Rangers and a protest will be registered with them at a flag meeting.

This was the seventh ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC and International Border in less than three week time in July this year.

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