Shelling in J&K, two killed

Jammu: As per the information given by defence sources, two civilians lost their lives while the two others were injured on Saturday in indiscriminate shelling and firing by Pakistan Army in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

The Pakistani Army started firing and shelling at 7.15 a.m. in Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC). The Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked, indiscriminate firing and shelling by Pakistan Army, Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta.

Heavy firing and shelling is still on in the area with the Pakistani Army using small arms, automatics and mortars. Defence sources also said the Pakistan Army has started targeting Indian positions in Manjakot area of Poonch district as well. The two sides are now trading heavy fire in that area on the LoC.

Fourteen families from border villages in the Naushera sector left their homes on Friday following indiscriminate shelling by Pakistani troops.