Lt Gen Pandey said while there has been no instigation from Pakistan, the Indian Army is totally alert and prepared to respond appropriately to any ceasefire violation.
The firing and shelling from across the border in Sunderbani sector started at 1.30 pm and was going on when last reports came.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said if India fired the first bullet and no harm was occurred, then Pakistan would not respond but if India fired the second bullet, then they would give a befitting response.
Jammu and Kashmir: Sound of Pakistani rockets breaks silence in Shama Chak, villagers recount horror
The peace-loving residents of Shama Chak, around 10 km from Jammu, had never seen a rain of deadly mortar shells and missiles, until now.
The violation comes nearly a week after DGMOs of both countries agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in 'letter and spirit'.
13 civilians injured in firing from across the border in Pargwal area of Akhnoor sector
Twelve people were killed and over 60 people were injured due to shelling by Pakistan troops along the border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua in nine days.
Earlier on May 18, Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC in RS Pura and Arnia sectors, killing a total of five people including one BSF jawan and four civilians.
She hopes to bring the situation back to normal in PDP’s south Kashmir fort, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Indian Army commanders discuss challenges faced by security forces, increase in ceasefire violations along LoC
During the Army Commanders Conference, which began on Monday and will conclude tomorrow, they also discussed the radicalisation of youth in the Valley, a senior Army official said.
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said that 'India's arms buildup has pushed the region into a vicious arms race.'
Earlier in the day, Pakistan Army restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Charunda Uri sector.
The Pakistan Army restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Charunda Uri sector.
Jammu and Kashmir Government talks of Vajpayee doctrine after killing of four soldiers in Pakistan firing
Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri called for the resumption of the peace process between New Delhi and Islamabad to restore everlasting peace in the region.
On Sunday night, Pakistan initiated unprovoked firing along the LOC in Rajouri district that claimed lived of four soldiers -one officer, three jawans- while another was injured.