Cross LoC Trade suspended in Poonch.

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The cross-LoC trade was suspended on Tuesday via Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch district following “intense shelling by Pakistani army” yesterday which resulted in the killing of a minor girl, a woman and an officer of BSF besides injuring 20 others, officials said.
Custodian of LoC trade centre, Poonch, Fareed Kohli told a local news agency that the trade was suspended due to “security reasons” in wake of the casualties caused by the shelling by Pakistan army yesterday in Krishna Ghati, Kerni, Mankote, Mendhar sectors.
5-year old girl, woman and a BSF officer were killed and 14 civilians and five forces personnel were injured in the shelling on Sunday.
As a precautionary measure, the government and private schools located in 0-5 KM range from LoC in Poonch district remained closed on Tuesday.

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