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Indian, Pakistani forces trade heavy gunfire, killing 1 civilian, wounding 18 others

  • An Indian civilian, injured in reported firing from the Pakistani side of the border in Samba, arrives for treatment at the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu, India, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

    An Indian civilian, injured in reported firing from the Pakistani side of the border in Samba, arrives for treatment at the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu, India, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)  (The Associated Press)

  • An Indian man carries a boy, injured reportedly in firing and shelling from Pakistan side at Jora farm in Ranbir Singh Pura of the India-Pakistan border, for treatment to the government medical college hospital, in Jammu, India, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

    An Indian man carries a boy, injured reportedly in firing and shelling from Pakistan side at Jora farm in Ranbir Singh Pura of the India-Pakistan border, for treatment to the government medical college hospital, in Jammu, India, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)  (The Associated Press)

  • An injured Indian boy is carried on a stretcher for treatment to the government medical college hospital, in Jammu, India, following firing from the Pakistani side of the border in Samba, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

    An injured Indian boy is carried on a stretcher for treatment to the government medical college hospital, in Jammu, India, following firing from the Pakistani side of the border in Samba, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day Tuesday, with both accusing the other of provoking the violence. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)  (The Associated Press)

An Indian official says at least on civilian was killed as Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy cross-border fire between Indian-held Kashmir and Pakistan.

Police officer K. Rajendran says the bullet and mortar exchange also left 18 civilians wounded on the Indian side.

There was no immediate information Wednesday about casualties on the Pakistani side.

The violence is one of the worst violations of a 2003 cease-fire between India and Pakistan. While minor skirmishes have been somewhat common over the years, this week's fighting over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha that left civilian casualties was unexpected.

India and Pakistan have fought two wars for control over Kashmir since they won independence from Britain in 1947.