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Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on
the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the
Defence Ministry said.
“At about 8.30 am, Pakistan initiated unprovoked shelling
using mortars and firing small arms along the LoC in Sawjian sector,” Ministry
spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said.
The Army retaliated “befittingly”, he added.
Intermittent firing exchanges were still going on.
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