Two girls injured as Cross-LoC shelling continues in Poonch


Two teenage girls were injured as armies of India and Pakistan traded fire in Sawjiyan sector along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu division on Friday.

Quoting officials news agency GNS said that Tasvir Akther daughter of Abdul Rashid and Shubeena Akthar daughter of Mumtaz Khan, both residents of Chapprian, Sawjiyan received injuries after some Pakistani shells landed in the residential areas.

A police officer confirmed the injuries and said that both the girls were hospitalised.

The officer said, “Pakistani army violated ceasefire by targeting Indian Army’s posts in the area with mortar shells and small arms.”

He added that the soldiers manning the fence responded strongly.

When last reports came in cross-border shelling was going on.



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