2 Army porters killed, 3 others injured as Pak Army lobs mortars in Poonch

2 Army porters killed, 3 others injured as Pak Army lobs mortars in Poonch

The Army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the Pakistan Army shells hit them directly, they said. File photo

Jammu, January 10

Two Army porters were killed and three others injured when the Pakistan Army fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, officials said.

The Army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the Pakistan Army shells hit them directly, they said.

“On Friday, at about 11 am, the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked shelling with mortars along the LoC in Gulpur sector in Poonch district,” a defence spokesman said.

In the shelling, two porters were killed and three others were severely injured, he said.

The injured had been hospitalised and efforts were on to recover the bodies. PTI

Cities

View All

‘Govt to spend Rs 271 cr to make Sultanpur Lodhi heritage town’

Urban Development Minister Sarkaria unfurls Tricolour in hol...

CCTV cameras lying defunct for 5 months

The contract of the private company, which is responsible fo...

Child found dead in bed box, mother held

Had stuffed glove in two-and-a-half-year-old boy’s mouth; co...

Suspected case of coronavirus at PGI, patient from Mohali

28-year-old man had travelled to China on Jan 16, returned o...

City to get second medical college

Admn has started work on proposal, says UT Adviser at R-Day ...

Child dies after being mauled by stray dogs

Was playing near dump at Bahomajra village

Brace for traffic snarls in city

Company begins work on ROB/RUB project near Hero Bakery Chow...

300 traffic marshals deployed on busy roads

To help police personnel in regulating traffic, will issue d...