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BSF officer injured in LoC firing in Poonch

IANS  |  Jammu 

A (BSF) has been injured during heavy firing exchanges between Indian and Pakistani troops in district of Jammu and Kashmir, informed sources said.

BSF received late on Saturday when personnel from either side fired across the Line of Control (LoC).

The sources said the Army had resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of the LoC using mortar shells and small arms to target Indian positions.

One Pakistani shell exploded near the Baloni forward post resulting in the to Singh. He was shifted to hospital.

"Indian troops retaliated effectively and befittingly," sources said.



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First Published: Sun, May 19 2019. 11:32 IST