"Two civilians were killed and three injured in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers in R.S. Pura sector of the International Border in Jammu district," a senior police officer told IANS.
Subhash Chander, a resident of R.S. Pura area, and Banso Devi, who lived in Buregeal village, were killed.
"Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing at 1 a.m. today (Friday) and our side has appropriately retaliated," he said, adding the firing exchanges were underway.