India, Pak armies exchange fire along LoC in Poonch

Srinagar: Indian and Pakistani armies Wednesday exchanged firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a Defense spokesman Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled areas along the LoC in Poonch district, which was retaliated by the Indian Army. 

“Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortarsfrom 0815 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC)”, the spokesman said.

Pertinently, an elderly woman was killed in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) yesterday after being hit by a ‘single shot’ fired by an Indian soldier from across the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan officials said.

They said that Imam Bibi, wife of Sher Wali, was busy in household chores in the courtyard of her home in the Polas Kakuta village of Abbaspur sector when she received a fatal gunshot wound in her neck at about 3pm, said Raja Tahir Mumtaz, deputy commissioner of Poonch district told ‘Dawn online’

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