Srinagar: An elderly man was killed while several others sustained injuries after Pakistan allegedly resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) Monday evening.
An official said that this evening at around 6 pm, Pakistan army restored to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC inTangdhar, targeting the forward posts of army’s 2 Jatt and 17 Bihar.
Divulging the details, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kupwara Shriram Ambarkar told that a person was killed in the ceasefire violation while several others have sustained injuries. He added that many residential houses have also got damaged.
SSP identified the slain elderly man as Mohammad Saleem, son of Ilim Deen.
Ambarkar further said that, a massive rescue operation has been launched for civilians.
The exchange of fire is going on, forces are giving a befitting reply, SSP said. (KNO)