ISLAMABAD: Indian forces once again resorted to unprovoked fire at Line of Control (LOC) in Kashmir on Saturday morning, ARY News reported.
Indian border forces opened unprovoked fire targeting civilian population at Chhamb sector of the LoC from 04.00 am to 08.00 am, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Pakistani forces gave a befitting response and silenced the Indian guns. No casualties reported in the exchange of fire.
According to ISPR, Indian border forces also fired mortar shells at the civilian population.
Pakistan and India are at loggerheads as the Narendra Modi-led Indian government accused Pakistan for the attack on Indian military base in Uri sector of the Occupied Kashmir.
Seventeen Indian soldiers were killed in the attack on the military base.
Indian forces opened unprovoked fire at the LoC on Thursday morning which claimed the lives of two Pakistani soldiers.
The Indian Director General of Military Operations, after the cross border firing, claimed that the country’s forces carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan.
Six Indian soldiers, who were trying to infiltrate into Pakistani territory, were killed by the Pakistani forces on Friday whereas one of the total 15 military men was also captured by the Pakistan Army following the clash.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif had earlier said that Pakistan is ready to deal with all kind of hostilities and will give a befitting response to any adventurism.