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J&K: Pakistan opens fire at forward posts in Poonch

November 05, 2019 11:33 am

The firing stopped around 8 am.

Watch: Army defuses three mortar shells along LoC in Poonch

October 22, 2019 2:55 pm

The Army has defused three live mortar shells fired by Pakistan troops along Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said on Tuesday.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch district

September 01, 2019 6:38 pm

The ceasefire violation by Pakistan comes a day after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh visited the troops on the LoC in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri.

J-K: Army jawan killed in Poonch in cross-border firing by Pakistan

August 21, 2019 1:10 am

Naik Ravi Ranjan is the second soldier killed in Pakistani firing along the LoC during the last three days. Earlier on August 17, Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa, 35, of Dehradun was killed in Pakistani firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

Documentary on Brigadier Pritam Singh to give Hero of Poonch ‘his due’

February 19, 2019 9:01 am

In Poonch, Brig. Pritam is known as ‘Sher Baccha’ (son of lion). He earned the title when he defended the town from marauding tribals in a year-long siege that lasted from November 1947 to November 1948.

Woman killed, 3 jawans injured in cross-LoC shelling: JK govt

February 09, 2018 8:18 pm

Firing was also reported from Gulpur and Balakote sectors on Friday, however, there were no reports of loss of life.

Pakistan shells LoC areas in Poonch for third day

October 04, 2017 12:43 pm

Yesterday, an Army jawan Naik Mahendra Chemjung was killed when Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch.

8-yr-old injured in Pak firing

September 23, 2017 1:44 am

Identifying the boy as Mohammad Shayad, sources said he sustained a bullet injury in Karmara area near Poonch.

Armyman killed in LoC firing

August 13, 2017 3:35 am

An Army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing on Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector The Army retaliated effectively, he added.

Cross-LoC travel still suspended in Poonch-Rawalakot

August 01, 2017 5:33 am

Owing to continued ceasefire violation by Pakistan, 116 residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are stranded on the Indian side. The bus service to Rawalakot has been suspended for the last four weeks.


Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.