Heavy Firing Reported Between Indian, Pakistani Military Along Line of Control in Kashmir

The ceasefire violation took place as relations between India and Pakistan continue to deteriorate amid tensions in Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian and Pakistani troops deployed along the Line of Control in Kashmir exchanged heavy fire, local media reports citing sources in the Indian military.

The alleged ceasefire violation took place in the Sunderbani Sector along Line of Control at around 22:15 (local time), with Pakistani forces firing small arms and using mortars, according to an Indian army source.

“The Indian Army retaliated befittingly,” the source added.

Earlier, Pakistan announced that it had partially closed its airspace for Indian flights until 5 September.

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The Pakistani foreign ministry also announced the expulsion of the Indian envoy from the country, adding that Pakistan won’t be sending its envoy to Delhi.

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Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador as tensions heighten over Kashmir
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Pak Closes A Corridor Of Its Air Space After Downgrading Diplomatic Ties With India

The flights will have to be diverted to other routes due to the closure, the official said
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