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Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Monday, a defence official said.

"At 8.15 a.m., the Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shelling and firing of small arms in the Nowshera sector. Our troops retaliated effectively," Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand told the media.

Reports said that intermittent firing were still continuing in the area.