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2 women injured in cross LoC firing in Poonch

Poonch: Two women were injured on Saturday after the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire and mortar shells along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Officials said that “Pakistan army resorted to firing and mortar shelling” in Degwar, Malti and Dallan, leading to the injuries to two women identified as Mansha Bi, 18, daughter of Shamas Din and Sakina Bi, 40, wife of Nazam Din, both residents of Bagial-Dara village.

The duo was later shifted to district hospital Poonch for the treatment.

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