People shifted to safety as 2 civilians injured in Pak ceasefire violation in Uri

SRINAGAR: Two civilians were injured during the last 24 hours when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and resorted to indiscriminate firing and shelling at the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Uri sector, where families living in the area were shifted to safer places.

Official sources said that Pakistani troops fired mortar shells and resorted to indiscriminate firing, targeting forward Army posts and civilian areas in Silikot in Uri sector in Baramulla. “Majority shells fell in the civilian areas,” they said, adding two persons were injured in the ceasefire violation. (AGENCIES)