Pakistan has accused Indian forces of firing mortar shells that attacked a village along the disputed Line of Control (LOC), which killed three children and injured three others.

"Two girls and their brother died when mortar shells fired by Indian troops hit their house in Kotli district along the Line of Control (LOC)," said Raja Arif Mehmodd, a local administration official, on Saturday.

The official noted that the eldest girl was aged 10 and the youngest girl was give.

"All belonged to the same family," he further said.

Indian government sources have also reported ongoing clashes in Kashmir distric of Pulwama.

Indian news sites did not mention the three child death in Kotli.

"Indian troops resort to unprovoked firing in Tander and Baroh areas of Bhimber sector today," Pakistani military said in a statement.

The military added that no loss of life was reported in the clashes.

The latest series of incidents come a day after Pakistani navy said it had pushed an Indian submarine away from Pakistani waters.

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of Britain’s colonial rule in 1947.

Both countries claim the Himalayan territory is theirs and have been fighting two wars over the mountainous region.

Tensions across Himalayan border reached its peak in September as India accused Pakistani armed groups of a raid on an army base that killed 19 troops.