India, Pakistan troops exchange fire on IB

India, Pakistan troops exchange fire on IB

Srinagar: The troops of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and shelling on Monday for the fourth-straight day on the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, reports said.
The exchange of fire was reported along the IB in Arnia area of R S Pura sector of Jammu, the winter capital city of the state.
As per reports quoting officials Pakistani troops violated the cease-fire by firing mortars and resorting to heavy firing in Arnia sector along the IB last night. The shelling targeting Indian positions and civilian areas started around 9:00 p.m. and was intermittently going on since then.
The border guards posted in the sector effectively retaliated to the firing and the exchange of fire continued for several hours, reports added.
On Saturday night a woman was killed and five others wounded in Arnia sector.

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