Elderly Woman Killed, Another Injured In Cross-LoC Firing In Poonch

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Elderly Woman Killed, Another Injured In Cross-LoC Firing In Poonch

Indian forces personnel patrolling near the line of control – File Pic

Jammu- A sexagenarian woman was killed and another was injured in cross-border firing along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said.

An Army officer said that there was an unprovoked small arms firing and shelling along the LoC in Balakote and Mendhar sectors at about 0200 hours. “The Indian Army retaliated befittingly and the firing stopped at about 0245 hours.”

One woman identified as Rashim Bi (65) wife of Mohammad Azam of Sagra, at present Lanjoite Balakote was killed and one person, Hakam Bi (60) Wife Of Mohammad Sharif of Lanjoite, news agency GNS quoting a police official reported.

 

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