JK News Today
Jammu, November 14 ( JKNT) Two civilians were injured in unprovoked Pakistani firing room across the Line of Control in Pallanwalla sector in Jammu district on Monday.
Pakistan resumed its firing after a lull of three days, the defence sources said.
Pakistan army started firing 82 mm mortar shells and machine gun fire in the afternoon , spreading panic among the locals. However, he locals have not been ased to migrate.
One of the injured has been identified as Mangat Ram of Khour . He is undergoing treatment at Khour . He has been hit by a shell on his chest.
Due to Pakistan firing , Jhiri fair in Kanachak sector was devoid of its sheen as not many pilgrims visited the shrine devoted to Bawa Jitto , a farmer who laid his life for farmers. He was also a devotee of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Natrang drama troupe announced cancellation of staging of its famous play “ Bawa Jitto” because of shelling from across, according to Natrnag’s chief Balwant Thakur.
Meanwhile , in a rare case, Pakistan admitted loss of seven of its soldiers in Indian firing in Bhimer sector on its side. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has hailed the slain soldiers as “ martyrs” and vouched that Pakistan will “ do everything to defend its soil.”