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SRINAGAR: A BSF Sub-Inspector together with three civilians together with a girl have been killed and one other jawan injured in cross border firing by Pakistani troops alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
A BSF official stated Pakistani resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling on BSF and military positions and civilian areas on Friday afternoon. The official additional stated the Military and BSF males deployed on the LoC returned the hearth with related caliber weapons.
Subsequently, the Pakistani troops focused Military and BSF positions and civilian areas in Nowgam sector and in addition alongside another sectors alongside the LoC in Bandipora and Kupwara district.
BSF officer Rakesh Dobhal’s household was left shocked and heartbroken after they heard the information of his martyrdom in Kashmir. pic.twitter.com/kCe8n1sKLO
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He stated military and BSF males additionally retaliated the hearth and heavy trade of gunfire and mortar shelling was happening between the 2 sides when stories final poured in.
He stated a BSF Sub Inspector Rakesh Dobhal of Uttarakhand was killed and one other injured in Pakistani troops firing and shelling in Nowgam sector.
Three civilians together with a girl have been additionally killed in heavy mortar shelling in Uri sector, an official stated, including that six civilians have been injured within the cross-border shelling. Two of the critically injured have been rushed to Srinagar hospital for specialised therapy.
The heavy firing and mortar shelling precipitated panic among the many residents. Many households shifted to safer locations to flee the cross-border shelling.
In the meantime, heavy trade of gunfire and mortar shelling have been reported alongside the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu province.