Poonch: A sexagenarian woman was killed and another was injured in alleged firing and shelling by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said.
An Army officer told GNS that there was an unprovoked small arms firing and shelling along the LoC in Balakote and Mendhar sectors for about 0200 hours. “The Indian Army retaliated befittingly and the firing stopped at about 0245 hours.”
One woman identified as Rashim Bi (65) wife of Mohammad Azam of Sagra, at present Lanjoite Balakote was killed and one person, Hakam Bi (60) Wife Of Moghammad Sahrif of Lanjoite was injured, a police official told GNS.
He said police post incharge Balakote Showket Amin Khan along with police party visited the shelling hit house and shifted the injured woman to PHC Dhargloon where from she was later referred to Government Medical College Rajouri. BMO Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Khan told GNS that one woman died and other was critically injured. GNS
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