Jammu, Feb 11: A woman identified as Parveen Akhtar, a resident of Lehran was killed in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said on Sunday.
The 65-year old victim was critically injured by a mortar fired by the Pakistan Army in Mendhar area on Saturday evening.
“Before she could be hospitalised, the woman succumbed to her injuries,” a police official said.
“Pakistani troops used small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian areas in Mendhar. Indian positions effectively and strongly.”
With Inputs from IANS