Jammu: A BSF sub-inspector (SI) was injured in shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, an official said today.
There was “intermittent shelling” through the night by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rajouri district, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Rajouri, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said.
He said that the BSF SI was injured late last night in the Keri forward area in Rajouri and was hospitalised.
No civilian casualties have been reported. There were also no reports of civilians migrating from the forward areas, Choudhary said.
Teams have been deputed for loss assessment, he said, adding that 84 schools were closed today for three days and camps have been made functional.
In heavy Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Poonch and Rajouri districts, yesterday, a 22-year-old Indian Army officer and three soldiers were killed and at least four people were injured.