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Two including a minor die, 17 injured as border shelling erupts in Poonch

By HindusthanSamachar | Publish Date: Apr 1 2019 7:01PM
Two including a minor die, 17 injured as border shelling erupts in Poonch
Poonch, Apr.1 (HS): A minor including a BSF inspector was martyred in Pakistani firing while 17 civilian were injured as cross border shelling erupted in Shahur, bandichachian, mankote and Kirni areas of Poonch district this morning. With no let up in cease fire violations, reports coming here, said, this morning shelling erupted at Shahpur, bandichachian, mankote areas of Poonch District. Locals also said this morning that Pakistani army violated cease fire and opens indiscriminate fire in civilian areas and army post. They said, Pakistani army were using mortars Rocket launchers. Meanwhile, Najab Din Sarpanch bandichachian said, this morning Pak army resorted to heavy shelling. He further said, Pakistani army opened fire towards our side so we moved to safer place but many of villager were injured in Pak shelling. Police said, the Indo-Pak armies exchanged heavy shelling from today morning with mortars and small arms in these sectors. In shelling, a minor and a BSF official lost their lives while 17 persons including 4 BSF troops were injured in pak shelling. Locals along with army rescued injured and shifted them to district Hospital in Poonch. DC Poonch rahul Yadav said, Pakistan Army today violated ceasefire in many areas of poonch and attacked several Indian Army posts and civilian areas. The official said that shells pierced through residential areas in which a Sofia Shafiq (5 years) died on the spot while a BSF Offical T Alex Lalminlun was martyred and 17 persons were injured and were taken to district Hospital Poonch for treatment”. Meanwhile, locals said that some shells landed into residential areas at bandichachian, Kirini, Shahpur, mandhar. In the incident, 13 Civilians were injured many residential house got damaged and three domestic animals also died in the incident, local Mohd qayoom said. Cross-border shelling were intermittently going on while this report was being written. Persons injured have been identified as Jamal Din, Din Muhammad, Tajammul Hussain, Naseem Akhter, Jahangir Iqbal, MD Shoket, Muneer Hussain, MD Rashid, Nageena, MD sahrif, Sachin Sharma, MD safeer, Hanifa bi and Kabir Hussain have been injured. Hindusthan Samachar/Anubhav/Pramod \
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