Pakistan shelling along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Pooch triggers panic among residents; no injury reported

Jammu: Pakistani troops launched mortars shells at civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, police said.

There was no loss of life or injury to any one, a police official said.

"The Pakistan Army launched mortar shells in Khadi Karmara forward areas in Poonch around 1100 hours on Saturday," the official said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The shells fell deep inside Indian territory along the Line of Control triggering panic and fear among the residents.

The Pakistan troops also launched shells along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh forward area in Poonch, official said.

On Friday, three army jawans were injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.

On Thursday, a 45-year-old woman was killed in shelling by the Pakistani troops along the LoC in Poonch's KG sector.

A total of 18 people, including ten security personnel and eight civilians, were killed and over 75 injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC and the IB in Jammu region this year.


Updated Date: Feb 10, 2018 18:14 PM

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