SRINAGAR, Sept 10 : A man was injured and over two dozen houses were damaged due to overnight cross-border shelling in Tanghdar sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Pakistani troops at around 8:30 p.m last night attacked Indian Army’s Black Rock Post of 20 JAT Regiment with mortar shells. Army also responded and the shelling continued intermittently till 5 a.m.
In the shelling, at least 11 villages were effected which include Amrui, Paraha, Chatkadi, Panjtara, Tada, Sadpora, Dahni, Hajitara, Copara, Charkunji and Muqam Chanitura.
Around 25 residential houses, Government Primary School at Paraha and one Masjid at Dahni suffered partial damages.
Residents said that crops were also damaged at Muqam Chanipura after some shells landed in rice fields.
A man identified as Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Maqbool, a resident of Parana village received splinter injuries and was hospitalised.