Srinagar: Three people, including two girls, were injured after the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday.Also Read - As India Detects Cases of Omicron Variant, States Issue Stern Guidelines For Travellers | Check SOPs Here

“The injured civilians have been shifted to hospital where attending doctors said they are out of danger,” police said. Also Read - Gunfight Breaks Out Between Security Forces And Terrorists In Pulwama

Pakistan army targeted Indian positions in Kirni, Qasba and Mendhar areas in Poonch and the Indian positions retaliated effectively, he said. Also Read - One Terrorist Killed During Encounter in J&K’s Kulgam, School Children Among 60 Rescued From Site

Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on the LoC in Poonch after the Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions, Defence Ministry spokesman, Lt Col. Devender Anand, said.

(With inputs)