Pakistan shells forward areas along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

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Pakistani army

on Monday violated


by unprovoked firing and shelling on

forward areas

along the Line of Control (LoC) in

Rajouri district

of Jammu and


, a

defence spokesman

said. The firing with small arms and mortar shelling started from across the border in

Sunderbani sector

at around 2.30 pm, drawing a befitting retaliation from the Indian army, the spokesman said.
He said the cross-border firing between the two sides was going on when the last reports were received.
There has been a spurt in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir this year with over 2,027 ceasefire violations reported till June 10.
Three army personnel have been killed in Pakistani firing in the twin sectors of Rajouri and


in the past two weeks.

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