India’s Border Security Force on Friday claimed to have killed seven Pakistani Rangers and a suspected militant in firing along the Line of Control (LoC).

According to a Hindustan Times report, the incident took place in Kathua district. The report added that a BSF trooper was injured in what it claimed was a ceasefire violation by Pakistan.

Earlier on Friday, Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said that Pakistani and Indian border troops exchanged fire across the border in two separate incidents.

Cross-border firing occurred across the Working Boundary in Punjab's Shakargarh area, and across the Line of Control in the Karela sector, said Pakistan’s military media wing.

A Pakistani civilian was killed and 12 others injured when India fired across the LoC on Wednesday. Pakistan lodged a protest with India over the incident on Thursday.