9 Year-old Boy Killed & 5 Injured In Border Ceasefire By Pakistan
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9 Year-old Boy Killed & 5 Injured In Border Ceasefire By Pakistan

A 9-year-old boy was killed and five other civilians were injured as Pakistani troops targeted border villages and forward posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir by firing and shelling, a police official said.


The heavy cross-border firing started around 6.50am, triggering panic among border residents, the officials said.The deceased boy has been identified as Israr Ahmad of Karni sector, the injured civilians have been taken to a hospital

 Indian troops fired in retaliation to silence the Pakistani guns and the exchange of fire between the two sides was continuing when last reports came in.

The official said that Pakistani troops targeted dozens of villages and posts in Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors in the early hours, resulting in the death of a boy and injuries to five other civilians.

He identified the deceased boy as Israr Ahmad of Karni sector

The official said the heavy cross-border firing started around .6.50am, triggering panic among border residents

He said the injured civilians have been rushed to a hospital.
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