Three soldiers of Naga regiment were injured on Wednesday in alleged Pakistani shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.
An army official said: “The Pakistan army resorted to heavy shelling and firing on Wednesday at Degwar, Talwan and Mandiyalan areas, using mortars, automatics and small arms.”
“Our people retaliated strongly and effectively,” the official added.
Police said that no civilian casualty or injury was reported.
The Poonch authorities have ordered an indefinite closure of all schools in these areas.
A soldier Mohinder Chenjung was killed on Tuesday in an alleged sniper fire from across the Line of Control in Poonch district.