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Ceasefire violations by Pakistan Army have been intermittently continuing on the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts since earlier this month.
Pakistan troops also resorted to firing and shelling along the LoC in forward areas of the Poonch district, the officials said.
Heavy shelling and firing exchanges between the two armies have been intermittently continuing for the last eight days in Poonch and Rajouri districts.
During the past week, Pakistani troops have targeted forward posts in Mankote, Khadi Karmara, Gulpur areas without any causality.
The firing in the Bagsar Sector along the LoC resulted in the death of a civilian and injured a woman, it said.
The number of ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 was the highest at over 1,600.
Prime Minister Modi said that whether it is surgical strikes or action at other levels, the Indian government is working out various strategies to keep up the pressure on Pakistan to check terrorism.
The firing took place in Khari Karmara and Gulpur forward areas along the LoC.
The authorities ordered the closure of all schools within five-km radius for the safety and security of the students and to avoid any untoward incident, he added.
The Pakistan Army were using automatics and mortars to target Indian military and civilian facilities, defence sources said.
One junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed in the firing and another succumbed to injuries later at a medical facility, the Army said.
The Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts at about 9 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation from the Indian Army.
The flag meeting comes in the wake of several ceasefire violations by the Pakistan army in the past over one month.
The infiltration bid came after a series of ceasefire violations by Pakistan which left three Army personnel and a porter dead and three BSF personnel injured since Friday.
Pakistan Army resorted to ceasefire violation in Krishna Ghati Sector (Mendhar) on the LoC, resulting in a soldier getting martyred and another critically injured.