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Kashmiri Woman Killed in Pakistan Shelling

In Nation
July 31, 2019

SRINAGAR:
A woman on Wednesday succumbed to her injuries after being hit in Pakistan shelling in Jammu and Kashmir”s Bandipora district, police sources said.

The victim, Rahmi Bhat, from Bagtore area near the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector was hit by a mortar splinter late on Tuesday.

“She was referred to Srinagar for treatment, but she succumbed early on Wednesday,” the sources said. Reports said two other civilians also sustained injuries due to shelling.

On Tuesday, the Army foiled the infiltration bid and three militants were killed in the operation.