STATE TIMES NEWSJAMMU: A 65-year old man was killed as Pakistan army resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in forward villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, prompting the Indian army to retaliate befittingly, officials said.There was heavy mortar shelling on forward villages along the LoC in Mankote sector of Mendhar Tehsil late on Friday night, officials said. In the heavy shelling, one person named Mohmmad Sadeeq of Tain-Mankote area died on the spot due to splinter injuries, they said.Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch around 2045 hours tonight, they said.The Indian Army is retaliating befittingly, the officials added.Meanwhile, six civilians were injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam and Tangdhar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday by resorting to unprovoked firing towards Indian positions, an army official said.Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation (CFV) along the LoC in Naugam and Tangdhar sectors in Kupwara (district of north Kashmir) by firing mortars and other weapons, the official said.He said six civilians were injured due to Pakistani shelling in Tangdhar sector while no casualties had been reported from Naugam sector so far.He said a “befitting response” was given to the Pakistani aggression by the Indian Army.
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