J&K: Two Army porters injured in Pak shelling along LoC in Poonch

at 6:29 pm

Neyaz Elahi

Poonch (NVI): Two Army porters were injured today as Pakistani troops engaged in unprovoked shelling and firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district in the Jammu region, defence officials said.

Official sources said that the Pakistani army fired upon security outposts in Bandi and adjoining areas, resulting in injuries of two porters. Both were evacuated to an Army hospital for treatment, they said.

The injured porters have been identified as Muhammad Gayas and Altaf Hussain, both residents of Noor Kote.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Ramesh Agarwal said both porters are in stable condition.

Pertinently, on January 11 this year, two porters were killed in Kasalian in Poonch along LoC in Pakistani shelling.