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J&K: Army jawan, woman killed in Pakiatan's ceasefire violation in Poonch sector

J&K: Army jawan, woman killed in Pakiatan's ceasefire violation in Poonch sector

A middle-aged woman was killed as Pakistan violated the LoC ceasefire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday resulting in a heavy exchange of fire.

The exchange of fire continued till 7:30 AM. He is survived by wife, son and a daughter. "The Indian positions are effectively retaliating". On August 8, Sepoy Pawan Singh Sugra (21) was killed in unprovoked Pakistani firing.

"A mortar shell landed in a residential house of Mohammad Shabir at Gohlad, Kalran area of Balakote sector".

"The 45-year-old lady Raqia Begum was an occupant of upper Golat in Mendhar", said Mendhar Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Riyaz Tantray was cited as saying by ANI.




This year, Pakistani forces have carried out 301 incidents of unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

According to reports cross border firing and shelling was going on when reports last came in.

Meanwhile, 658 schools along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector reopened today after remaining closed for a week following cross-border shelling by Pakistan.

The death toll of soldiers in July was higher than the casualties suffered by security forces in Pakistani troops firing and shelling along the LoC in the State past year.


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