Woman injured in cross LoC firing


A 35-year old woman was injured after armies of India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire and shells in Baghyal Dara area along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday late night.

“Pakistani army attacked army posts besides targeted civilian areas at Baghyal Dara area along LoC last night, and soldiers manning the fence responded strongly,” a local news agency quoted an army official as saying.

The exchange of gunfire and shells resulted in injuries to a woman identified as  Hanifa Bi (35) wife of Nizamudin.

Soon after the incident, the injured woman was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where from she was referred to district hospital Poonch for specialized treatment.


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