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J-K: Two civilians injured as Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling in Poonch

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 October 2019, 15:41 IST
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At least two civilians were injured as Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling along the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday.

The mortar shelling from across the border started in Balakote area of Mendhar sector around 1.20 pm, prompting strong retaliation by Indian Army.

They said two civilians were injured in the Pakistani shelling and are being evacuated to hospital.

People in the shelling hit villages rushed to the safety of their homes and underground bunkers, while the children in some schools falling within the range are being taken to safety.

(With PTI Inputs)

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First published: 22 October 2019, 15:41 IST
 
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