Woman killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Feb 08, 2018, 20:37 IST | IANS

A 45-year-old woman sustained critical injuries in Pakistan shelling in Mendhar area

Woman killed near LoCRepresentational Picture

A woman was killed on Thursday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said. Police sources said Pakistani troops carried out unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian defence and civilian facilities in Mendhar area of Poonch, and Indian troops were retaliating.

"A 45-year-old woman sustained critical injuries in Pakistan shelling in Mendhar area. She later succumbed to injuries," a source said.

"Pakistan army used small arms, automatics and mortars. Indian positions are strongly and effectively retaliating. Firing exchanges were going on till last reports came in," police said.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, current affairs from Mumbai, local news, crime news and breaking headlines here

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

The content/reporting displayed on our website www.mid-day.com is provided "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE, by us from third party, agencies, sources, without any verification from our side. It may contain error, bugs and other limitations. The reader's can rely on the content at their own will. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability, data, text, images, video, messages, or any other material whatsoever or for any claims/loss/action that the reader may suffer as a result of relying on the content on our site. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever.

Trending Video

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Mumbai Crime: Man kills model after sex, stuffs body in suitcase

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK