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Woman killed as Pak violates ceasefire in J&K Mendhar

Woman killed as Pak violates ceasefire in J&K Mendhar

In last few days, both Indian and Pak armies have bee exchanging fire which has left many soldiers and civilians dead on both sides.

Jammu: In the second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a day on Saturday, a soldier was martyred in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district.

Defence spokesman in Jammu, Lt Col Manish Mehta, said Pakistan Army breached border ceasefire and resorted to heavy firing on army posts at KG sector along LoC in Poonch district at around 5 pm.

Tomar, 42, later succumbed to his injuries. He is survived by his wife Omavati Devi, one son and a daughter, the spokesperson said, adding that he was a fearless and honest soldier and the nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.

Indian Army personnel guarding the border posts retaliated strongly and effectively.

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Till August 1 this year, there have been 285 instances of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani forces.

An official said some mortar shells fired by Pakistani troops landed in the civilian areas in Balakote sector in Mendhar, Poonch.

Earlier in the morning, a woman was killed at Gohlad Kalran in Mendhar sector as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked fire from small arms and automatics, besides mortar shelling.

"The 45-year-old woman Raqia Begum was a resident of upper Golat in Mendhar", Mendhar Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Riyaz Tantray told ANI.


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