Heavy firing exchanges were reported on Friday between Indian and Pakistani forces on the so-called Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, local media reported, ONA reports quoting sputniknews.
Indian Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand claimed that Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire with mortar shelling in the LoC area at about 21:00 p.m 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.
The Pakistani military has not issued a statement regarding the incident.
Meanwhile, the IANS news agency said that fire exchange along the LoC is continuing.