Nowshera (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan. 27 (ANI): Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening at about 4 pm, local officials said here. Also Read - India, Pakistan Agree to Follow Ceasefire Pacts, Stop Firing Along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

The firing, which is still underway, has caused immense damage in some of the houses of the area. Also Read - Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC, IB in J&K’s Poonch, Kathua Districts

Meanwhile, one person has been injured in the firing. He has been admitted to Nowshera district hospital. Also Read - Record 3,186 Ceasefire Violations By Pakistan Along LoC In Past Eight Months, Highest Since 2003

“There has been an increase in the shelling since the last few days. Required measures have been taken up and if it (the shelling) continues to increase, people will be shifted to nearby shelter camps,” said Nowshera Sub-Divisional Magistrate Abdul Sattar. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.