North Kashmir: Army Officer, Woman Killed Along LoC in Uri

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Indian forces personnel patrolling near the line of control – File Pic

SRINAGAR – A junior commissioned officer of the army and a woman were killed on Wednesday in cross-border firing along the LoC in Uri sector of north Kashmir, defence sources said.

They said Pakistan is targeting civilian population from gun and mortar positions deployed and inside villages in PcK.

The JCO (Subedar) died in Uri Sector.

The sources said some of the shells fired by Pakistani troops landed in civilian areas, resulting in injuries to two civilians including a woman in Churunda village.

Naseema Begum (22), succumbed to splinter injuries, they said.

The Indian army personnel responded to the ceasefire violation in adequate measure, the sources said.

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