1 dead, 5 injured as Pakistan targets Indian posts in J-K’s Poonch
One worker was killed and five people including a BWA jawan were injured Thursday morning in the Pakistan bombing along the Control Line (LOC) in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Unconfirmed reports revealed that a soldier had died, but no confirmation came from the army, police said.
Defence spokesman Colonel Manish Mehta said that the total force of the reserve engineering worker (Gref) died in the Mankote area in Mendhar in the Krishna Ghati sector, which, Nowshera in Rajouri with, has been subjected to intense Fire through the Morning Control Line.
The identity of the deceased has not been established.
The manager responsible for the wounded border security force was identified as Mohammed Havaldar Nizamuddin 50 BN BSF. He was treated in a hospital in the army in Mendhar.
Gref Four employees were injured when Pakistan has focused on the Balnoi area around 7:30 am, Mendhar Riaz Tantray subdivision police officer said HT.
Two of the men – the driver Radha Krishan and Pervaiz Ahmed – were seriously injured and displaced Rajouri district hospital. The other two were treated at a Mendhar hospital.
Gref is part of the Border Road Organization, a division of the Ministry of Defense responsible for maintaining the road network to the borders of India.
Tantray said police had received unconfirmed reports of the death of an Indian soldier from Mankote. “The army has not confirmed yet,” he said.
The intense bombing was in the area and obstructed the evacuation of villagers. The latest ceasefire violation comes after a two-week break.
Krishna Ghati is the area where unfair Border Action Team Pakistan crossed the Line of Control, ambushed a patrol and beheaded two Indian soldiers, Paramjit Singh and Prem Sagar, May 1.
The murders led to large exchanges between the two sides in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch.
Three civilians, including one girl, were killed in Nowshera while 10 people, including four soldiers, were wounded in the shelling, which lasted for 15 days.
Violations of the ceasefire along the Control Line increase in summer when snow melts and open mountain passes through which militants sneak into India. Pakistani troops give fire to the infiltrators.