JAMMU A man was injured during cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.
“At about 0900 hours, Pakistan started firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Mendhar sector,” said an Army spokesperson adding that the forces were retaliating and there was no immediate report of any casualty.
Naib Sarpanch, Zaffar Ullah of Baloni in Mankote belt, was injured and was hospitalised, he said.
The cross-border shelling was still on when last reports were received, a police officer said, adding that the firing triggered panic among the border residents who have been directed to stay at safer places. (PTI)