"They are using 82 mm mortars and automatics to target our positions in Mandi and Saujiyan sectors," he said. "Our troops are appropriately and effectively retaliating. Firing exchanges are still going on at these places," Mehta cited.

The spokesman also said the Pakistanis had violated the ceasefire at the two sectors during the night too. "They violated the ceasefire from midnight to 3 am also. After that the shelling and firing stopped till 7.30 am Now it has resumed."

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