One civilian killed after Pakistan Army resorts to shelling along the LoC

Srinagar: A civilian was killed on Saturday in heavy shelling and firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said

A porter working for the Indian Army was killed and a girl injured in the shelling and firing in Uri sector which started at 11.30 am.

One civilian killed after Pakistan Army resorts to shelling along the LoC

Representational image. Reuters

"The Indian military is retaliated strongly and effectively," police sources said.

On 18 October, four civilians were injured during ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

The injured included three labourers and a woman in the Mankote area, a police officer had said.

Due to heightened tensions between the two Armies on the LoC, no traditional exchange of sweets and greetings took place on Diwali.

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Updated Date: Oct 21, 2017 16:41:20 IST

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