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2 army porter killed in Pakistan shelling

Three others sustained injuries and are in the hospital
(Representational image) The army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the shells hit them directly, officials said.

PTI   |   Jammu   |   Published 10.01.20, 10:08 AM

Two Indian Army porters were killed and three others injured when the Pakistan Army fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Friday, officials said.

The army porters were working in an area along the LoC when the shells hit them directly, they said.

'Today at about 1100 hours Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked shelling with mortars along LoC in Gulpur sector in district Poonch', a defence spokesman said.

In the shelling, two porters were killed and three others were severely injured, he said.

The injured have been hospitalised and efforts are on to recover the bodies of the two other porters.

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