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Pak Army shells LoC areas in J-K's Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Pakistani troops launched mortars shells at civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's district today, police said. There was no loss of life or to any one, a police said. "The Army launched mortar shells in Khadi Karmara areas in around 1100 hours today," the said. The shells fell deep inside Indian territory along the Line of Control triggering panic and fear among the residents. The troops also launched shells along the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area in Poonch, said. On February 9, three Army jawans were injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in district. On February 8, 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.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 17:21 IST
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