Jammu: Heavy motor shelling by Pakistan was reported along the Line of Control (LoC) and some sectors around it on Thursday. The exchange of fire is underway in the 190 km area of the KG Sector.

“Ceasefire violation by Pak in KG Sector which started around 5 PM this evening still underway, being responded befittingly by own troops, army said.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to BSF DG on heavy shelling in LoC area and asked him to give a befitting response.

SHO Mohd Younis Choudhary, Rajouri said that the troops are ready but they don’t want any casualties as this is a heavy shelling.  The police officer also said that they have asked locals to stay indoors.

All border areas on high alert.

“This has never happened before, such heavy firing from Pak. People have left the village. Everyone is so scared,” a local in Rajouri said.