Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Anand said the Pakistanis initiated unprovoked heavy shelling with mortars and firing by small arms around 6.30 p.m. in Kalal area of the Nowshera sector.
“The Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively,” the officer. The two armies had also exchanged fire in the same sector on Tuesday. The winding LoC divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.