Jammu: A man and his daughter were injured after Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts and targeted civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said on Thursday.
The incident took place last evening in the Nowshera sector.
Pakistani troops also fired small arms and automatic weapons. They targeted the Sair and Kadli hamlets and forward posts of the Indian Army, the officials said.
Bola Ram and his daughter Sangeeta suffered splinter injures after a 120mm mortar shell exploded in their house’s compound. They were hospitalised, they said.
On Tuesday, an Army soldiers was killed while four others, including a Lieutenant and JCOs, were injured as Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch.
However, the shelling did not impact cross-LoC trade that takes place for four days a week from Tuesday to Friday along the Chakan Da Bagh in Poonch district and Salamabad in Uri sector of Baramulla district.