The armies of both India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged gun fires and mortar shells on each other’s border outposts at several places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia sector.
Reports said that the exchange of mortar shells across border started around 0700 hours in Arnia sector. When last reports came in the shelling between the two armies was going on. However, there was no immediate report of any casualty in the shelling.
Reports said that on May 21, the Pakistan troops fired small arms and mortars, targeting Narayanpur area of Ramgarh sector in Samba district.
Earlier, on May 18, Eight civilians, including a husband and wife and four members of another family, were killed when Indian and Pakistani soldiers fired at border posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Friday. A BSF trooper was also killed in the fighting.