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Pak shelling kills woman in J&K's Mendhar sector

ANI
Published : Aug 12, 2017, 8:55 am IST
Updated : Aug 12, 2017, 9:55 am IST

The 45-year-old woman Raqia Begum was a resident of upper Golat in Mendhar.

The attack which took place Thursday, injured a soldier who was later shifted to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment. (Photo: File)
 The attack which took place Thursday, injured a soldier who was later shifted to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment. (Photo: File)

Srinagar: A woman was killed when Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar sector at 5:30 am on Saturday.

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

 

In a separate provocation last night, terrorists attacked 42 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headquarter in the forest area of Kalaroose Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

The attack which took place on Friday, injured a soldier who was later shifted to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment.

The Army has launched a massive manhunt with the help of reinforcement of Para commandos.

The indiscriminate firing continued on the RR headquarters for at least 10 minutes. The troops retaliated which resulted in a brief clash, official sources said.

Besides 41 RR, the camp also houses troopers of other units including 21 Jammu and Kashmir (Jak) Rifles.

 

The areas that have been cordoned include upper belt of Kalaroose forests and Kunnad, Kani Behak, Manigah, Chat forest areas of Batpora Haihama.

Tags: kashmir unrest, civilian killed, indian army
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar