India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Poonch

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Jammu, April 3 (IANS) India and Pakistan traded gunfire in Poonch district of Jammu when the Pakistan Army on Monday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions along the Line of Control.

“The Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars at the Indian Army posts along the LoC (Monday),” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS here.

“The Indian side is retaliating strongly and effectively,” he said.

The exchange of fire is still on, he added at 11 a.m.

–IANS

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