Indian and Pakistan soldiers on Friday traded heavy fire on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said.

According to security sources, the Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at defence and civilian facilities in Lam and Jhanger area of Nowshera on Friday evening

“A civilian house got damaged in Pakistan shelling. Fortunately, there was no casualty,” said a source, adding that Indian positions are retaliating “effectively and strongly”.