Uproar in assembly over woman’s killing in cross border firing

Uproar in assembly over woman’s killing in cross border firing
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Jammu: Members of opposition National Conference on Friday staged protest demonstrations in the state assembly against the continuous shelling along the borders of Jammu region.
Soon after the assembly session started, MLA Mian Altaf supported by other legislators stood up from their chairs and condemned the killing of 47-year-old woman in Mendhar border.
The legislators of NC including Mian Altaf, Ali Mohammad Sagar and others sought speaker’s attention and demanded chief minister’s Mehbooba Mufti’s statement over the continuous selling along the borders.
“For how long shall it continue and innocent lives be lost,” they said.
Pertinently, 47-year-old woman Zanib B wife of Nazir Hussain of Balnoie, Mendhar Poonch died on the spot after a motor shell hit her house last evening.
Meanwhile, an army soldier was injured late Thursday night in the shelling by Pakistani forces in Krishna Ghati sector. The injured soldier was airlifted to military hospital Udhampur for treatment. (GNS)