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India, Pak exchange heavy firing on LoC in J-K’s Baramulla

Police sources said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the LoC in Hajipeer sector of Uri tehsil.

IANS | New Delhi |

Heavy firing and shelling exchanges started on Friday between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Baramulla district.

Police sources said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the LoC in Hajipeer sector of Uri tehsil.

“Pakistan violated ceasefire by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars. Indian positions have effectively retaliated,” the sources said adding that adequate steps are being taken to ensure safety of the civilians living along the LoC in Hajipeer sector.

Till last reports came in, firing exchanges were still going on between the two sides.