"Pakistan Rangers targeted some BSF outposts in RS Pura sector of the International Border at 9.30 PM on Tuesday," a BSF said.

"They used small weapons and automatics to target our positions," the source said, adding India retaliated using similar calibre weapons.

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"Firing exchanges between the two sides continued for nearly two hours. No casualty or damage has been reported from our side," the source added.



There was calm on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir during the three-day stay of the US President Barack Obama in India.

The ceasefire violation by Pakistan came hours after Obama left for Saudi Arabia.

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On January 22, Pak Rangers and BSF exchanged fire after BSF, suspecting movement of some persons, fired few rounds and the Pakistani side also fired few rounds after hearing sound in Regaal Border Out Post (BoP) area along the IB in Samba district.

On January 21, BSF foiled an infiltration bid in Arnia sub-sector.

Pakistani Rangers had on January 20 violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing by small arms on Border Out Posts (BoPs) along the International Border in Jammu district, prompting the BSF to retaliate.

January 13 and 12, there was small arms firing by Pakistani Rangers in Samba sector.

Pakistan also resorted to firing of mortar shells and small arms along the IB in Hiranagar belt of Kathua district on January 11.

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