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4 civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Rajouri

Rajouri/Poonch, October 18 : Four civilians were injured on Wednesday during ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. The injured are three labourers and a woman in the Mankote area, a police officer said. They were shifted to a hospital. The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Balakote sector of Poonch and Mankote sector of Rajouri. A civilian identified as Mohammad Zahir was injured in the shelling at Dharati village. Cars were damaged in heavy shelling in Balakote area in Mendhar in Poonch district. The Indian Army is strongly retaliating and the firing is still on. Earlier, four civilians, including children, were injured after Pakistan on October 14 initiated indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhimber Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC). This unprovoked firing has been continuously witnessed from the Pakistani side across the border, in which many Indian security personnel and civilians have lost their lives.

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