Jammu: Within hours of a flag meeting to maintain ceasefire on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged mortars on Tuesday.
Reports said around 1am the Indian and Pakistan troops exchanged mortars in the Akhnoor sector.
“Border Security Force (BSF) troopers did not retaliate. No casualty or damage was caused in the Pakistani shelling,” a police officer said.
On Monday, a sector commanders level flag meeting was held in Suchetgarh between the BSF and Pakistan Rangers for two hours, during which the two sides agrees to hold fire.