Islamabad has offered to remove its personnel from the Special Service Group from the LoC and suggested a moratorium on artillery fire from both sides.
The Foreign Office said, 'the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary (WB) are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with heavy weapons.'
Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.
Responding to a question about the casualties suffered by Pakistan in the retaliatory action, he said unlike the Indian Army, Pakistan does not announce the number of its casualties.
Sanjeev Kumar, 32, and his wife Rita Kumari, 28, were hit by bullets inside their house during unprovoked firing by Pakistan in the Kalal area of Nowshera sector around 2.30 am, officials said.
With Pakistan using heavy weaponry and 120 mm mortar bombs targeting civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch, people have been advised to stay indoors, officials said.
Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman alleged that Indian troops "intentionally targeted" civilians travelling in a civil bus on April 2 in Bagsar Sector.
The first violation of the ceasefire by the Pakistan Army took place in Rajouri and it then spread to Poonch district, officials said.
The BSF DG, who arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu on Monday to review security situation, especially along the forward posts, said Pakistan is targeting civilian areas which is very unfortunate.
Army Jawan Hari Waker, a resident of Rajasthan, suffered injuries in the ceasefire violation and was shifted to Army Hospital where he died.
The encounter between security forces and three terrorists started around 10 am on Thursday is still continuing.
Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
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In the past, "shallow infiltration" has been carried out by terror groups, in which either some army men were killed or damage was caused to an army installation, the officials said.
Last year was one of the bloodiest for the security forces as around 100 of them were killed. The number has crossed 55 in the first two months of this year.
'At around 4.30 a.m. today, the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC,' Defence ministry spokesperson.