J&K: Civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch


A civilian was killed in unprovoked firing during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Friday.

The Army said Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch district as it shelled Shahpur and Kerni sectors. Officials said the Army was giving a befitting reply to Pakistan.

Security forces had on Thursday busted a terrorist hideout and seized arms and ammunition in Poonch district on Thursday.

Police, along with the 39 Romeo Force, had launched a cordon-and-search operation at Kunaiyan in Poonch and busted the terrorist hideout.

Poonch Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ramesh Angral said the Special Operation Group (SOG) of the police, along with Rashtriya Rifle troops of the Army, carried out the operation.

“During the search operation, a terrorist hideout was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition seized,” he said.

One AK 74 rifle, a magazine, a Chinese pistol and a pistol magazine were seized, the SSP added.

An FIR was registered at the Poonch police station.

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