Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Tanghdar sector in Kupwara

SRINAGAR: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, officials said here on Thursday.

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Srinagar, August 16

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, officials said here on Thursday.

The ceasefire violation took place in Saedapora area along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector on Wednesday night as Pakistani troops opened fire towards Indian posts, the officials said.

They said the Indian Army retaliated in adequate measure, triggering intermittent exchange of fire between the two sides.

The firing stopped at 5 am, the officials said, adding there was no report of any casualty on either side.

Defence officials said they were ascertaining the details from the ground. PTI

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