The armed intruders targeted an "area domination patrol" of the Indian Army, triggering a gunfight, the official said.
According to reports, Pakistani troops are resorting to mortar shelling and firing of small arms, automatics along the Line of Control areas. Two Pakistan Border Action Team members were killed in a firefight with Indian jawans and a third one escaped back across the Line of Control. The slain soldiers were identified as Naik Sandip Jadhav and Sepoy Savan Mane. "Pakistan's BAT team was 600 metres within the Indian side of the LoC and 200 metres from the Indian posts". The Pakistani troops had voilated the ceasefire in Khari Karmara of Poonch sector, Jammu and Kashmir.
The intruders attacked Army posts along LoC at around 2 pm on Thursday.
In February 2000, seven months after the Kargil War, a Pakistani BAT killed seven Indian soldiers in Nowshera in Rajouri district.
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He said that the cross-border exchange of heavy firing is still underway in the sector. It had also beheaded Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh.
The troops challenged them, triggering a gunbattle in which one militant was killed, he said.
The operation is still going on and exchange of fire is on.