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Srinagar: For the second time in a week now, an aircraft-shaped balloon with PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) written on it, was recovered by local police in Bhalwal area of Jammu division on Tuesday morning. Reliable sources told news agency GNS that the balloon was found by local residents following to which a police team reached the spot. “It was after the due assessment that the team took the object into their possession”, they said. “A…

Rajouri: In a ‘mysterious’ explosion, a brother-sister duo sustained injuries in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Thursday. Officials identified the duo as Arti Kumari and her brother Roheet Kumar Chowdhary, a teenager, residents of Sehar village located on Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. The officials said that duo received injuries near their house in the village and was shifted to Jammu for special treatment as the injured teenage boy sustained…

Poonch: A teenager was injured as armies of India and Pakistan exchanged fresh fire and mortar shells in Bandichechian sector in Poonch district on Thursday evening. The injured has been identified as Ikhlaq Ahmed (18) son of Mohammad Farooq Sheikh. He was shifted to District hospital Poonch for further treatment. SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral told the news agency GNS that the youth was injured in ‘ceasefire violation’ by Pakistan along the LoC in the sector.…

Poonch: A woman from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district was handed over by authorities from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) after she ‘inadvertently’ crossed the Line of Control (LoC) four months ago. “Zareena Bi from Chela Dangri had crossed over to the other side and has been handed back by PaK authorities today,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Poonch Ramesh K Angral told the news agency Kashmir News Observer. The police officer added that the woman was…

Poonch: An armed forces personnel was killed in unprovoked firing from across the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district of JK. An official statement said that “Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch” district on Thursday. “Indian Army responded strongly to the enemy fire. In the incident, Havaldar Nirmal Singh of 10 JAK RIF was critically injured and later succumbed…

Rajouri: The armies of India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshehra sector of Rajouri district. Officials said that Pakistan Army on Saturday afternoon “violated ceasefire” along LoC in Nowshera sector areas of Rajouri district. “Violation of ceasefire started at around 01:00 pm and was going on heavily,” they said, adding that areas of Kalsiyan, Baba Khori, Jhanger and others are under heavy firing and shelling from Pak…

Rajouri: Indian officials on Saturday said that Pakistan opened heavy fire and mortar shells at forward posts along Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, prompting retaliation from Indian armed forces. https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/1345365711233773568?s=20 “Pakistan Army opens heavy fire and shells mortars at forward posts along Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, prompting retaliation from Indian troops,” a Delhi based news agency PTI quoted officials as…

Rajouri: An armed forces personnel was killed in a cross LoC firing in Nowshera sector of Rajouri District, officials said on Friday. Defence Ministry Spokesman Jammu Lt Col Devinder Anand said that at about 1530 hours, Pakistan initiated “unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars” along LoC in Nowshera sector. He said Indian Army retaliated “befittingly”. “In the evening at about 1730 hours, Pakistan again initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in…

Poonch: A 14-year-old boy from Pakistan administered Kashmir was apprehended by Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir police in Poonch district on Thursday. A police official told news agency GNS that at about 17:00 hours, the boy identified as Ali Haider (14) son of Mohammad Sharief of Bandi-Abbasspur (Pak) was apprehended by SOG party-led by DySP operation Munish Sharma near Batar nallah near village Ajote in Poonch. Whether he had inadvertently crossed could not…

Poonch: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have recovered two pistols, seventy pistol rounds and two grenades kept in bushes near LoC in Dabbi village of Balakote sector in Mendhar sub-division on Wednesday morning. Police said that the arms and ammunition were kept in bushes by “militant handlers from Pakistan” and have been recovered on the disclosure of information by three militant associates arrested on Sunday. SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral told Kashmir News Observer that…