Police today gave information that a soldier got killed in the Poonch area of Jammu after Pakistan began firing and targeted civilian areas.
Along with the soldier, an 8-year-old girl identified as Sajida Kousar was also killed. Soldier Naik Muddasar Ahmed was critically injured at the time when mortar shells were bombarded on his bunker and was evacuated to the MI room where he succumbed to his injuries.
Heavy shelling is still going on along the LoC and the administration has advised all the villagers to remain inside their houses or go to safe places. Muddasar Ahmed, 37, belonged to Duchoo village of Tral, Kashmir.
Pakistan today initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from in Bimber Gali sector along the Line of Control. The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively to the unprovoked firing.