2 army porters killed, 3 hurt in Pak shelling in Poonch

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 1/11/2020 12:00:16 PM

JAMMU, Jan 10: Two army porters were killed and three others injured when the Pakistan army fired mortar bombs targetting Indian forward posts and the villages on and along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gulpur sector of Poonch district on Friday.
Officials said that the army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the Pakistan army shells hit them directly.
PRO Defence Lt Col Devender Anand, while confirming ceasefire violation by Pakistan, said, “Today at about 1100 hours Pakistan army initiated unprovoked shelling with mortars along LoC in Gulpur sector in district Poonch.”
“In the shelling, two porters were killed and three others were severely injured,” he said.
“The injured were hospitalised and efforts are on to recover the bodies of the two other porters,” officials informed.



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