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18-Mar-2018 Poonch

Five killed, seven injured in Pakistan shelling

Five civilians were killed and seven others, including five soldiers, injured on Sunday in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.Police said a shell fired by Pakistan army...

18-Mar-2018 Poonch

Five civilians killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Five members of a family were killed and two others critically injured on Sunday in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.According to the police, the Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate shelling...

03-Mar-2018 Poonch

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in 48 hrs

Four Pakistani soldiers were killed and as many Indians were injured, including two army men and two civilians, in border hostilities in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 48 hours.Informed sources said that the four Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliation...

18-Feb-2018 Poonch

Army foils infiltration bid, kills militant

A militant was killed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday as the army foiled a major infiltration bid, defence sources said.Defence Ministry sources said that the major infiltration bid from across the LoC was...

09-Feb-2018 Poonch

Woman killed, three soldiers injured in Pakistani firing

A woman was killed and three soldiers were injured in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said on Friday.Police said a 47-year-old woman was killed in Pakistani shelling and firing in Mendhar sector...

02-Oct-2017 Poonch

Border Skirmishes : Two die in Pak firing

Days after flag meeting between India and Pakistan over border skirmishes, the frontier sectors of Poonch reverberated with mortar shelling and firing after the armies of both the countries yet again came face to face.Both the countries accused each other...

18-Jul-2017 Poonch

Soldier killed in Pakistan firing

The Indian and Pakistan armies on Tuesday yet again traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhimbher Gali sector and Poonch.An army soldier was killed in sniper fire from Pakistan near the Line of Control (LoC) in...

08-Jul-2017 Poonch

Border Skirmishes : Soldier and his wife killed in mortar firing

An army jawan and his wife was killed after Pakistani Rangers allegedly fired mortar shells in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.Police sources told CNS that a couple was killed after their house was hit by a mortar shell fired by Pakistani...

01-Jun-2017 Poonch

GREF personnel killed, 2 injured in ‘Pak firing

Pakistani firing in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch district on Thursday left one person killed and two others injured, reports said.Official sources said that two GREF Personnel and a BSF jawan were injured seriously in the Pakistani shelling. One...

03-Apr-2017 Poonch

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Poonch

India and Pakistan traded gunfire in Poonch district of Jammu when the Pakistan Army on Monday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions along the Line of Control."The Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics...

12-Feb-2017 Poonch

Man tampering with border fencing on LoC apprehended

A man tampering with the border fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was shot at and apprehended by the army on Sunday, said defence officials."Suspicious movement of a person attempting to cut the electrical cable...

01-Jan-2017 Poonch

On new year, India and Pakistan trade fire on LoC

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Police said the Pakistanis resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions at three places."The Indian Army retaliated...

16-Dec-2016 Mendhar

After lull, India Pak armies exchange fire

After a brief lull, Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged fire along the Line of Control on Friday morning. Reports said that the armies of India and Pakistan on Friday morning exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and...

12-Sep-2016 Poonch

Another militant's body found, gunfight continues in J&K

Security forces found the body of a militant inside an under construction mini secretariat building in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, where a gunfight is continuing.A senior police official said while carrying out room to room searches in the building in...

12-Sep-2016 Poonch

Gunfight erupts again in J&K

Gunfight erupted again on Monday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the same place where four persons were killed on Sunday, police said.A senior police official told IANS that the gunfight started again from the under construction mini secretariat...

11-Sep-2016 Poonch

Policeman killed in J&K gunfight

A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.Police said the militants started firing from an under construction mini secretariat building near the Army's 93...

16-May-2016 Poonch

One guerrilla killed, two held by army near LoC

A militant was killed while two others were apprehended near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday in a search by the army after reports of an infiltration bid, defence officials said."One militant was killed while...

22-Jan-2016 Poonch

Rs 15,500 fine imposed on traders

Under the supervision of Assistant Controller, Kewal Krishan, a team of officials from Legal Metrology Poonch conducted surprise raids at various trade establishments of Surankote and its adjoining areas and imposed a fine of Rs. 15,500/- on the defaulter...

25-Nov-2015 Poonch

Militant hideout busted in Jammu and Kashmir

Security forces overnight busted a militant hideout in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir state.Several arms and ammunition were recovered in Tuesday night's operation in the Jammu region, police said."Troops of 39 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and special operations...

22-Nov-2015 Poonch

Guerrilla hideout busted in J&K's Poonch

Security forces on Sunday busted a guerrilla hideout in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said."Security forces comprising the 39 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG) busted a militant hideout in Mendhar area of Poonch district today...

16-Oct-2015 Poonch

Guerrilla hideout busted in Poonch

A guerrilla hideout was busted on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered, police said."A joint army and police team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (operations) Sheezan Bhat under supervision of...

19-Aug-2015 Jammu

Pakistan army violates LoC ceasefire again

Pakistan army violated ceasefire overnight at two places on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district."Pakistan army violated ceasefire in Balakote sector yesterday (Tuesday)," defence spokesman lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS...

18-Aug-2015 Jammu

Civilian injured in Pakistan firing in Jammu

A civilian was injured in an overnight ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu district."A civilian identified as Subhash Chander, 38, received a bullet injury in his leg in R.S. Pura sector during the night," a senior...

17-Aug-2015 Poonch

Heavy shelling by Pakistan army in Poonch

The Pakistan army on Monday evening indulged in heavy shelling and firing along the Line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said."Unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army began at 7 p.m. today (Monday) in the...

16-Aug-2015 Poonch

Four civilians killed, 23 injured in Pakistani shelling

Four civilians were killed and 23 injured in shelling by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on India's Independence Day on Saturday, officials said.Three civilians were killed when their car was hit by a shell fired...

06-Aug-2015 Poonch

Trooper held over cheating people by promising jobs

An army trooper was arrested by police in Mendhar area of Poonch district over cheating people in the name of jobs.A police officer told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that the Hawaldar Muhammad Aasif, son of Abdul Hussain, who is posted in army’s Jammu...

16-Jul-2015 Poonch

Infiltration bid foiled on LoC in Jammu

The Indian Army on Thursday foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.A group of four-five terrorists were spotted by troops at 10 a.m. on Thursday along the LoC in Poonch Sector in the Jammu region, a...

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