Man injured in cross LoC shelling in Poonch

Srinagar

A 23-year-old man was injured after India and Pakistani armies exchange fire along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Reports said that the civilian namely Mohd Showkat (23) son of Jalal Din sustained splinter injury in the shelling at Qasba village in Kirni sector.

He was immediately shifted to a hospital in Poonch for treatment, they said.

“Today afternoon Pak initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & intense shelling with Mortars along LoC in Kirni sector, District Poonch (J&K),” a defence spokesman said.

Indian Army is retaliating befittingly, the spokesman said. (GNS)

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