"Injured people are being treated for free. Relief from the state government will be given," Singh said.

Three civilians were killed and nine injured today as Pakistani troops violate ceasefire by resorting to heavy mortar shelling along International Border (IB) in RS Pura sector of Jammu, said Boarder Security Force (BSF).

Subhash Chander, 45, and Bimla Devi, 42, both residents of Sai Khurd village, and Pawan Kumar, 55, who lived in Abdullian village, were killed. The injured have been shifted to a hospital.

Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing at 1 am today and firing exchanges are still on. Police said the Pakistani side also used automatics and machine guns to fire indiscriminately in the area.

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