The Indian and Pakistani troops on Thursday exchanged heavy fire along the line of control (LoC) ) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The firing and shelling along the LoC in Noushera sector of Rajouri district forcing the authorities to shut schools in border areas.
There was no immediate report of any casualties on either side, an official said.
According to the Defence Ministry sources, Pakistani troops again violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector. Using small arms and automatics they targeted Indian military and civilian facilities.
As per the orders from authorities, 71 schools in border areas will remain closed due to safety measure, the official said.
(with input from agencies)