J&K: Two civilians killed, many injured in Pakistan shelling

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 19 Jan 2018 8:01 AM GMT

J&K: Two civilians killed, many injured in Pakistan shelling
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Jammu: A woman and a youth lost their lives and over 10 were critically injured in heavy shelling and firing by the Pakistan Rangers along the border in Jammu and Samba district here, on Friday.

The incident took place in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district. The injured were immediately taken to the nearby hospital.

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"The shelling and firing is on in the Arnia sub-sector targeting civilian and military facilities," the police officer said.

"Heavy firing exchanges is also on in Hira Nagar area of Kathua district. The Pakistan Rangers have been resorting to shelling and firing since morning," the officer said.

Panic has gripped the residents in villages situated close to the IB in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts.

The Indian positions are retaliating effectively. All schools in areas where firing exchanges are going on have been closed, he added.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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