An 18-year-old boy was injured in small arms firing by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the police said. The incident took place around midnight at the Nowshera sector prompting retaliation from the Indian Army.
Mohammad Ishaq (18) was hit by a bullet from the Pakistani side while he was sleeping inside his house at village Pokharni. He was immediately evacuated to a hospital in Rajouri and his condition was said to be “stable”, the official said. He said cross-border firing between the two sides lasted for few hours till about 2.30 am.