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Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire in Jammu

IANS | Jammu |

Firing exchanges continued well past midnight after Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire at the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Jammu region, a BSF official said on Sunday.

According to the Border Security Force official here, the Pakistani side at around 11.30 pm on Saturday resorted to unprovoked firing at SM Pura and Fathwal border outposts in Samba district. They used small arms and automatics, the official said.

"The troops of 62 battalion of the BSF retaliated effectively. The firing exchanges continued till 12.15 a.m. on Sunday. No casualty or damage has been reported from our side," he said.