Armies of India, Pakistan exchange gunfire along LoC in Rajouri

Heavy firing exchanges were reported late Friday night between Indian and Pakistani forces on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told newsgathering agency IANS that Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire with mortar shelling in the LoC area at about 21:00 pm local time on Friday.

According to the ANI news agency, the ceasefire violation occurred in the Nowshera Sector of the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistani forces reportedly started firing with small arms followed by mortar shelling along the LoC. There have been no reports on damage or casualties.

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