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Woman killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC

IANS  |  Jammu 

A woman was killed in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in and Kashmir's district, police said on Sunday.

The 65-year old victim was critically injured by a mortar fired by the in Mendhar area on Saturday evening.

"Before she could be hospitalised, the woman succumbed to her injuries," a said.

"Pakistani troops used small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian areas in Mendhar. Indian positions effectively and strongly."

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 09:54 IST
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