Jammu, A nine-year-old boy and a teenage lady have been at this time killed whereas 9 different civilians injured as Pakistani troops opened hearth and lobbed mortars at dozens of villages and posts alongside the Line of Management in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian troops guarding the border successfully retaliated, a police spokesman stated. The spokesman stated Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and heavy firing and shelling from throughout the border in Dhigwar, Kerni and Shahpur sectors round 0650
A nine-year-old boy and 15-year-old lady have been killed and 9 different civilians have been injured within the Pakistani firing focusing on completely different villages, he stated. The deceased have been recognized as Asrar Ahmad of Mohallha Qasba and Yasmeen Akhtar of Kerma village of Dighwar.
The situation of three of the injured was said to be “vital”. The critically injured individuals have been referred to the Authorities Medical Faculty Hospital right here for specialised therapy, the spokesman stated.
The firing and shelling by Pakistan sparked panic amongst border residents. The yr 2017 has seen a pointy improve in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Until August 1, there have been 285 violations by Pakistani forces whereas in 2016, the quantity was considerably much less at 228 for all the yr, in response to Military figures.
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