SRINAGAR: A 25-year-old man was injured after India and Pakistan armies exchange fire along the LoC in Poonch district on Sunday.
Reports said that a civilian identified as Mohammad Yasir (25) son of Abdul Rashid resident of Gohlad Mohalla Navni sustained splinter injury in the shelling.
He was immediately shifted to a hospital in Poonch for treatment, they said.
They said several houses were also damaged in the shelling.
“On Saturday late night Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & intense shelling with Mortars along LoC in Balakote and Mendhar sectors district Poonch,” a defence spokesman said.
Indian Army is retaliating befittingly, the spokesman said.