Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the Centre to get tough on Pakistan to stop the continuous shelling and firing.

“Obviously, this cannot be a one-sided affair. It cannot be a situation where we are at the receiving end and no response is given,” he said.

“A mechanism had been worked out whereby the DGMOs of both countries would meet to discuss cooling of the LoC and the international border. That has not happened so far. I believe that is an option that needs to be exercised, failing which obviously, the Government will have to look at responding in kind,” he said.

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