Jammu & Kashmir

2 women injured in pak firing along loc in Poonch

M S Nazki

Poonch, Nov 21: Two women were injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan army along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu, officials said on Saturday.   

They said that Pakistan army resorted to firing and mortar shelling, leading to the injuries to two women.

Identified as Mansha Bi (18) daughter of Shamas Din  and Sakina Bi (40) wife of Nazam Din, both residents of Bagial-Dara village, the women were shifted to District hospital Poonch. They said that army responded befittingly.

“Pakistan army violated ceasefire by targeting civilians in Poonch  at about 1815 hours.  The Pakistan army used small arms and intense shelling with Mortars along LoC in Degwar, Malti & Dallan areas in Poonch,” they said, adding, “Army retaliated befittingly.”

SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral confirmed to GNS the injuries to the woman. (GNS)  

 

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