Pakistan accuses India of shelling disputed Kashmir border, killing civilian

A Pakistani military official has accused Indian troops of shelling Pakistani territory along the disputed Kashmir border and killing a civilian.

The official says Indian troops engaged in "unprovoked firing" in the early morning hours on Monday.

A senior Indian army commander says Indian troops were responding to unprovoked firing from Pakistan and targeted military posts, not civilian areas.

The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the issue with media.

Pakistan and India have accused each other of violence along the Kashmir border over the last week. The violence threatens to sink recent overtures by the two sides aimed at resuming peace talks.

Pakistan and India have fought two wars over control of Kashmir since gaining independence from Britain in 1947.