Woman killed in cross-border shelling along LoC in Poonch 

Srinagar: A 47-year-old woman was killed and six others sustained injuries in cross-border shelling along the border in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district in Jammu division on Thursday, police sources said.

Station House Officer (SHO) Mendhar Mohammad Amin told a local news gathering agency (GNS) that Zainb Bi wife of Nazeer Hussain of Balnoie died on the spot after a motor shell fired by Pakistani forces hit her house in the area Thursday evening.

At least six other people are said to have received minor injuries while as several houses suffered damage in the Pakistani shelling, he said.

An army officer, meanwhile, said that the soldiers manning the fence are responding strongly to the Pakistani firing.

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