Assembly witnesses uproar over border killings


National Conference legislators on Friday staged a protest demonstrations against the continuous shelling along the borders of Jammu region.

Soon after the assembly session started today morning, MLA Mian Altaf supported by other legislators stood up from their chairs and condemned the killing of a 47-year-old woman in Mendhar border.

The legislators of NC including Mian Altaf, Ali Mohd Sagar and others sought speakers attention and demanded chief minister’s Mehbooba Mufti’s statement over the continuous shelling along the border.

Pertinently, 47-year-old woman Zainab Bi wife of Nazir Hussain of Balnoie, Mendhar Poonch died in the spot after a motor shell hit her house last evening.

Meanwhile, an army man was injured late Thursday evening in a cross-border firing in Krishna Ghati sector. The injured army man was airlifted to military hospital Udhampur for treatment. (GNS)


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