January 2018 News

Army Officer Wounded In Cross-LoC Firing In Poonch

16 January 2018
Greater Kashmir
Ishrat Butt

Poonch: An army captain was wounded as the armies of India and Pakistan trade heavy fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a source said today. The source in army said that Pakistani army targeted Indian positions along the LoC in Chakan da Bagh area of Poonch from midnight to 6 pm today. Indian army, he said, retaliated strongly and effectively. 'Captain Bangoria of Maratha Li was suffered a bullet injury. He was airlifted to Jammu for specialized treatment. His condition is stated to be stable,' he said. However, there was no immediate confirmation by the officials.