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2 Civilians Killed, 9 Injured In Pak Firing Along Kashmir Line Of Control

2 Civilians Killed, 9 Injured In Pak Firing Along Kashmir Line Of Control

A number of residential homes had been additionally broken in Pak shelling (Representational)

Jammu:

Two civilians — a 35-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy — had been killed and 9 others injured on Tuesday when Pakistan military closely shelled ahead posts and villages alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officers stated.

“At about 2.30 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in the two sectors. The Indian army is retaliating befittingly,” a defence spokesman stated.

A police officer stated two civilians — Gulnaz Akhtar and Shoib Ahmad — had been killed and 9 others together with two ladies and a minor boy had been injured within the Pakistani shelling in Shahpur sector.

The shelling is occurring closely within the space, he stated, including the injured had been evacuated to a hospital and the situation of a few of them was said to be “serious”.

A number of residential homes had been additionally broken however the actual particulars are awaited, the officer stated.

With the newest deaths, the variety of these killed in Pakistani shelling and firing alongside the LoC and the Worldwide Border (IB) this 12 months has gone as much as 32.

There have been practically three,000 ceasefire violations by Pakistan alongside the LoC and the IB, together with 950 publish abrogation of Article 370 provisions on August 5, this 12 months, the officers stated.

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