Five soldiers hurt in Pak firing on LoC

Jammu: Five soldiers were injured on Tuesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said.

Police said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked shelling and firing targeting Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector.

“The firing started at 7.30 a.m. The injured, including an officer, were airlifted to an Army hospital in Udhampur town,” a police source said. “Indian troops retaliated effectively and strongly,” the source added.