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India, Pakistan exchange heavy fire on LoC in Rajouri district

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Jammu : Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district with defence officials calling it the third ceasefire violation of the day.

“At about 10.30 am on Wednesday, Pakistan continuing with its nefarious designs for the third time in a day initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation.

“There was heavy shelling with artillery and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors of Rajouri,” Defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said.

Anand added that the Indian Army had been retaliating strongly and effectively.

The firing in the Sunderbani sector had started around 10.30 pm on Tuesday and lasted till 4.30 am, Anand said earlier, when the shelling had temporarily stopped. (Agencies)

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