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J&K: Woman killed in Pakistan firing on LoC, jawan injured in terror attack on Army camp in Kupwara

The victim was identified as Ruqia Bi. The incident took place in the district's Balakot sector.

Reported by: IANS, Srinagar [Updated:12 Aug 2017, 10:03 AM IST]
LoC firing
LoC firing

A woman was killed on Saturday in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.

The victim was identified as Ruqia Bi. The incident took place in the district's Balakot sector. 

According to Defence Ministry sources, the Pakistani troops resorted to heavy unprovoked firing at about 5 a.m.

"The Indian positions are effectively retaliating. Firing exchanges are continuing," the sources added.

Meanwhile, one jawan was injured in a terror attack on an Army camp in forest area of Kalaroose in frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir  late Friday night.

 

According to reports, a group of militants attacked Army’s 41 RR headquarter camp, located in upper belt of Kalaroose forests along LoC, and started indiscriminate firing. A trooper of Jat rifles was injured in this incident. 

The area has been cordoned and search operation has been launched. 

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