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Soldier injured in Pakistan shelling on LoC in Mendhar sector


An Indian army soldiers stands guard following an attack by suspected militants at an army camp in Langate in Kupwara district, about 66 kms from Srinagar on October 6, 2016. Indian soldiers October 6, killed three suspected militants who tried to attack an army base in Indian Kashmir, officers said, the latest incident to have hiked tensions with archrival Pakistan. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Srinagar: An Indian soldier was injured on Saturday morning as the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Police said the Pakistan Army resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing in Mendhar sector of the LoC.

Pakistan shelling started at 5 a.m. and continued till 6.30 a.m. Indian Army retaliated effectively using same calibre weapons,” the police said.

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