Jammu: Amid heightened tension on the border over the killing of five Indian soldiers, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again by firing 7000 rounds of heavy ammunition and mortar shells for seven hours at Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
"Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing along LoC in Durga Battalion area in Poonch district around 2220 hours late last night", Defence Spokesman S N Acharya said today.
They fired with small arms and automatic weapons on the posts till 2250 hours, he said, adding it was a ceasefire violation.
Army troops gave a calibrated response to the firing, Acharya said, adding that there was no loss of life or damage to property in the firing.
A group of 20 heavily armed men led by Pakistani troops had entered 450 metres into the Indian territory in the Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir on August six and ambushed a patrol killing five Indian soldiers.