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13-year-old girl injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K’s Poonch

A teenage girl was injured when Pakistani troops opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

india Updated: Oct 31, 2017 15:16 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Jammu
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Smoke rises from a mortar fired by Pakistan near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch.(PTI file photo)

The Pakistani Army fired from small arms along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Tuesday, in which a teenage girl was injured.

The girl, identified as 13-year-old Gulnaz, was admitted to a district hospital.

“There was ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops today (Tuesday) along the LoC in Karmara belt of Poonch”, a police officer told PTI.

On October 26, Pakistani troops fired using small and heavy weapons at Sher Shakti and Mandhar areas of Kerni sector. On October 18, eight civilians, including a two-year-old child, were injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops in the district.

First Published: Oct 31, 2017 15:15 IST