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Trading in red chili, mangoes, herbs to be hit after cross-LoC trade shut

India on Thursday indefinitely suspended cross-LoC trade at two points along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir effective Friday, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.

Cross-LoC trade along Poonch-Rawalakot route suspended in J-K

Three people -- a BSF officer, a woman and a five-year-old girl -- were killed and 24 others, including five security personnel, were injured Monday when Pakistan pounded dozens of villages with mortars in different sectors of Poonch district.

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J&K: Pakistan Army violates ceasefire for third consecutive day along LoC

On Monday, an Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire, resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri district.

With trucks stuck at LoC crossing, Valley traders despair: Shelf life of goods too low

The weekly Karvan-e-Aman or Peace Bus from Srinagar to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which operates every Monday, has also been suspended.

J-K: Man arrested along LoC in Poonch with fake currency, heroin

Police said that the accused appears to have brought the heroin and fake currency from across the LoC. The narcotics was meant for supply outside the state, they said.

Pakistan shelling in Rajouri, Poonch: Woman killed, four injured

Except for Nowshera in Rajouri where Pakistani troops had already been resorting to unprovoked firing for past many days, cross border shelling at various other places came after two to four months.

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J&K: Pakistan resorts to unprovoked shelling along LoC in Poonch

The Pakistani troops were even targetting the civilian areas, sources said. The mortar shelling was so intense that the explosions caused by mortar shells were audible even in Mendhar town, they added.

At least five jawans injured in Pak shelling along LOC in J&K, Army retaliates

While in adjoining Rajouri district’s Nowshera sector, Pakistani troops have been resorting to mortar shelling and small arms fire for past many days, the ceasefire violation in Akhnoor sector came after nearly three months.

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires RPG in Poonch

A senior official said it was an abandoned tin shed, of no significance and an administration team of army experts had reached the spot.

J&K: Army fires at chopper on LoC; PoK says its PM Raja Farooq, Ministers on board

The incident comes at a time when bilateral relations have hit a low, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launching a scathing attack on Pakistan during her speech to the UN General Assembly Saturday.

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