Woman Injured In LoC Firing In Kupwara

A resident looks at damaged house after cross border shelling along line of control in Kupwara district North kashmir . (KO File Pic)

Srinagar- A woman was injured in a firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, the Army said on Thursday.

She was rushed to a hospital and her condition was stated to be stable, an Army official said.

“Pakistan army targeted civilian villages in forward areas along the LoC last night. It resulted in bullet injury to a woman of Hajitra village of Tangdhar sector (in Kupwara district),” he said, adding that army effectively retaliated.

Meanwhile, India and Pakistan troops traded fire along the LoC for the third consecutive day Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

"At about 1100 hours, Pak Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along the LoC in Qasba sector of Poonch district", a defence spokesman said.

This is the third day that Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire along the LoC.

Pakistani troops had shelled areas along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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