Jammu: A civilian was killed and three others injured in heavy overnight shelling and firing between Indian and Pakistani troops on the international border (IB) in Jammu district, officials said on Monday.
The death toll from the recent cross border firing on the international border and Line of Control (LoC) has risen to 12 with the death of another civilian.
After a daylong calm, fresh cross border firing took place in Pargwal, Arnia, Kanachak and RS Pura areas of Jammu district.
“Pakistan rangers started heavy shelling and firing in Kanachak and Pargwal areas at 8.30 pm on Sunday,” reports quoting officials said.
“A civilian identified as Gopal Dass was injured in Kanachak. He later succumbed to injuries. Three civilians including a woman were injured in RS Pura and Arnia areas where Pakistan Rangers started indiscriminate shelling and firing on Sunday night,” they said.