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Heavy gunfire by Pak in Poonch district kills woman and her two minor kids

Heavy gunfire by Pak in Poonch district kills woman and her two minor kids: On the late Friday night, a woman and her two minor children were killed after a Pakistani mortar shell hit their house along the Line of Control in Jhullas area of Poonch district. Her husband was critically injured after the attack but it was very unfortunate for the woman and her two children who were minor and even one of them was nine months old.

Pakistani shelling kills two minors, woman in J&K’s Poonch district

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Pakistani forces targeted civilian areas along LoC with heavy guns
  2. Eighth consecutive day of ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces
  3. 4 securitymen were killed in Rajouri on Friday, civilian was hurt in Uri

Gunfire by Pakistani militaries step up about 10:30 pm, soon after Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was send back home through the Wagah border at 9:15 pm subsequent two days of custody after his MiG 21 was shot down.

SSP Poonch, Ramesh Angral said on this incident by stating that the Pakistan army resorted to heavy shooting on Friday night in Flore area of village Jhullas.

During the time period of shelling by Pakistani forces, a

A shell blow up in a house that at the spot killed 26 year old Rubina Kouser and her two children named Shabnam and Faizan. As per the reports Faizan was five years old and Shabnam was merely 9 months old. The father of the two children, Mohammed Younis who is 32 year old, somehow luckily survived the attack but was critically injured.

However, on Thursday too, a 27 year old Amina Akhter was killed as well as a soldier Zakir Hussain was in wounded in Pakistani shelling in Poonch.

Since the February 14 terror attack incident the tensions between the both neighbouring countries has increased and risen along the LoC and the border. In the Pulwama terror attack a suicide bombing attempt was made by a Jiash-e-Mohammad terrorist on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama that killed 40 troopers and many injured. Jiash-e-Mohammad terror group on the other hand claimed the full responsibility of the attack by themselves after which further investigation was also conducted by our top most supervising teams.

On the view of the dreadful act by the Jiash-e-Mohammad terrorist, provoked India to launch a pre-emptive air strike against the JeM base camps situated in Pakistan on Tuesday.

Heavy shelling by Pak in Poonch kills woman, 2 kids aged 5 yrs and 9 months

On Thursday, the authorities had ordered the shutting of schools inside a range 5 km from the International Border with Pakistan and the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. India and Pakistan approved to a ceasefire along the LoC in the year 2003. The ceasefire has been over and over again violated over the last few years.

However, on Saturday there was no pause in ceasefire violations by Pakistan army. Defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said, “On Saturday Pak continued with its nefarious designs and at about 1230 hours again initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district”. He then further added, by saying that Indian Army is striking back strongly and commendably.