"Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our positions in Barasingha and Hamirpur areas of the LOC in Mendhar sector this (Friday) morning," a defence ministry spokesman told IANS.
"They used 82 mm mortars, automatics and small arms. Our troops responded with strong retaliation with same calibre weapons," he added
According to the spokesman, the exchange of fire started at 8.30 a.m. and was continuing at noon.
On Thursday, Pakistan troops had fired at Indian positions in Bimar Gali and Krishna Ghati areas of Mendhar sector in Poonch district.
There have been over 130 violations of the ceasefire in the Jammu region alone since the beginning of this year.
--IANS (Posted on 11-10-2013)