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J&K: 5 civilians injured during ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Poonch

In yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along Line of Control (LoC), five civilians, including a woman and two minor boys were injured in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.


By   |  Updated On : August 28, 2017 01:30 AM
J&K: 5 civilians injured during ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch (Representational Image)

J&K: 5 civilians injured during ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch (Representational Image)

New Delhi :  

In yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along Line of Control (LoC), five civilians, including a woman and two minor boys were injured in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.

The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from light to heavy weapons for nearly 45 minutes, targeting forward posts and villages in the Shahpur sector around 6 pm, they said.

“Five persons received splinter injuries in the cross LoC firing and shelling by Pakistani troops. Two of them are undergoing treatment at the district hospital, District Development Commissioner, Poonch, Tariq Ahmad Zargar told PTI.

National Conference leader, Omar Abdulla who was on a visit to Poonch reached Hospital to meet local residents injured due to shelling by Pakistani troops shelling on Sunday evening.

(With PTI Inputs)

First Published: Monday, August 28, 2017 12:42 AM


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