Troops of India and Pakistan Tuesday exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC) in in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The firing happened in Nowshera sector of frontier Rajouri district, some 220 km southwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
After half an hour, the firing started in Kalal area.
An official said that Indian side responded with equal calibre weapons.
Tensions between the two countries escalated because of the ongoing civilian protests in Kashmir that saw around 95 civilians dead and over 12,000 others injured.