J-K: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Uri sector, woman injured in firing

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Independence Day today by firing at two places along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Published: 15th August 2017 09:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2017 09:59 PM   |  A+A-

Soldiers take position near the Line of Control LoC in Poonch after cross-border shelling from Pakistan.| file- PTI

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Independence Day today by firing at two places along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring a woman.

A police official said Hanifa Begum was hit in one leg and an arm by the bullets from across the LoC.

"Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at two places in Uri sector today," an army official said.

She was given first aid at a military camp before being moved to a civilian hospital for treatment.

This is for the third consecutive day today that Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire along the LoC in north Kashmir.

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