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Kashmir: Shelling claims life of woman

Rising violence: A Kashmiri student throws a stone towards Indian police during a protest in Srinagar (Reuters)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

A WOMAN was killed while her husband suffered injuries in Jammu and Kashmir following mortar shelling by Pakistani troops today (11). A shell hit a village in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, killing Akhtar Bi and injuring her husband Mohmmad Hanief (40). “The Pakistani Army fired from small arms and automatic weapons from 10:40 last night on Indian Army posts along the LoC (line of Control),” an Indian defence spokesman said Forward posts and civilian areas were also targeted by shelling, he added. “The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively. The firing is presently on,” the spokesman said.…

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