LoC Firing: Woman Killed In Karnah

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Residents look at damaged house after cross border shelling between India and Pakistan in Tanghdar sector of Kupwara district North Kashmir. (Photo: Abid Bhat / KO)

SRINAGAR – A woman died and two other civilians were injured in a cross LOC fire as Pakistani troops fired along the LoC in the Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

“Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing, resulting in the death and injuries. Properties have also been damaged, they said, adding “the Indian Army has effectively retaliated to the unprovoked aggression from the across the Line of Control.”

The woman who died in the firing has been identified as Hamida Fatima.

On Saturday two Indian Army personnel and a civilian were killed and three others were injured in firing in the same area.

On Sunday, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said 6-10 Pakistani army personnel were killed and three militant camps destroyed in a retaliatory action by the Indian Army across the LoC opposite the Tangdhar sector.

 

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