2 soldiers injured in Poonch sector

A defence spokesman told PTI that Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled forward posts along the LoC in BhimberGali area of Balakote sector around 0300 hours, resulting in splinter injuries to two jawans.

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Poonch, Publish Date: Sep 25 2017 12:15AM | Updated Date: Sep 25 2017 12:15AM
2 soldiers injured in Poonch sector

Two soldiers were today injured as Pakistan opened fire at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said. Troops guarding the border retaliated and the exchange of fire between the two sides lasted for nearly 30 minutes.

A defence spokesman told PTI that Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled forward posts along the LoC in BhimberGali area of Balakote sector around 0300 hours, resulting in splinter injuries to two jawans.

Hundreds of border dwellers have been forced to flee their homes due to the Pakistani firing and shelling and take shelter at camps set up by the government. PTI