Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

"Firing exchanges are continuing", the sources added.

A woman was killed when Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged firing and shelling in Mendhar sector of the Poonch district early Saturday.

He further said, "Pakistan Army again initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector at around 5 pm". He hailed from Tarsana village in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. He is survived by his wife Omavati Devi, one son and a daughter, the spokesperson said, adding that he was a fearless and honest soldier and the nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.

The spokesman said army men effectively returned the fire from similar caliber weapons and the Pakistani guns fell silent at around 06.45 am.

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"One jawan was martyred, and another one was critically injured during ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops", a senior Army official said.

A 40-year-old woman was killed when a mortar fired from across the border exploded near her home, the report said, citing Indian defence sources. Shabir at Gohlad Kalran village, killing his wife Raqia Bi, a police officer said.

Till August 1 this year, there have been 285 instances of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani forces.

On Saturday morning, a civilian in Poonch lost his life after Pakistan resorted to shelling.

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