Indo-Pak troops exchange heavy shelling on LoC

Rajouri: Indo-Pak troops on Tuesday evening exchanged heavy gun fire and mortar shelling on Line of Control in many areas of Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Details with KNO revealed that firing and shelling started in Maadev, Kalal, Baba Khori, Jhanger, Kalsian, Lam areas of Rajouri district and Balakote, Mendhar forward, Mankote, KG areas of Poonch district.

Firing and shelling started at about 05:40 PM and continued for hours with intermittent firing still going on.

Besides use of small arms fire, intense mortar shelling took place in the areas with civilian population also came under intense shelling.

Due to shelling, an official told KNO, official machinery has also been put in top preparations to deal with any kind of eventuality.(KNO)