India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC

Jammu: India and  Pakistani troops today exchanged heavy fire and mortars along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, Ganya ,Nowshera Sector, Dhanaka and Kalal areas.

An Inian Defence official said that the Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars on forward posts of Rajouri, Ganya,Nowshera Sector, Dhanaka ,  Kalal areas and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army.

No casualties have been reported so far.

The firing and shelling along the LoC in Noushera sector of Rajouri district started at 7 am, Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, told PTI.

He said the heavy shelling is going on targeting five villages in areas of Jhangar, Dhamaka and Kalal belts.

Schools in border areas have been closed.

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