Civilian Injured In Cross LoC Firing in Rajouri

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JAMMU — A civilian was injured Thursday in cross-border firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said.

“Pakistan troops resorted to firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Nowshera sector,” the officials said adding that a civilian was injured in the firing incident who has been hospitalized.

The year 2018 had witnessed the highest number — 2936 — of cross-border firing incidents in the last 15 years along the Indo-Pak border.

On Monday, Border Security Force (BSF) Assistant Commandant Vinay Prasad was killed in a sniper firing by Pakistani rangers along the International Border (IB) in Hiranagar-Samba sector of Kathua district.  (With Inputs From PTI)

 
 

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