Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balakote sector, 4 injured


Jammu and Kashmir, Oct 18: Four civilians injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balakote sector of Poonch on Wednesday.

Cars damaged in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balakote sector of Poonch.

The injured included three labourers and a woman in the Mankote area, a police officer said. They were rushed to a hospital.

The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and indiscriminate firing in Poonch and Rajouri districts from 7.30 a.m., the officer said.

Using mortars, automatics and small arms, they were targeting Indian positions at 18 villages in Mankote and Balakote areas of Poonch and Manjakote in Rajouri.

Some cattle were also killed. Two private vehicles and an electric transformer were also damaged in the shelling from across the LoC.

“Indian positions are strongly and effectively retaliating. The exchange across the LoC was still on at all these three places till the last reports came in,” the police officer said.

Wefornews Bureau

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