Jammu and Kashmir: Army Porter injured in militants’ firing in Poonch LoC

An Army Porter was injured in firing by militants along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. “At approximately 1700 hours today, in a militant stand off fire, one civilian porter got injured in forward post (along LoC in Saujian belt of Poonch District),” PRO, Defence, Jammu, Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

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The condition of the porter Rameez Raja (22) is stable and further reports awaited, the PRO said.

The area has been cordoned off and search operation is on.

(With inputs from agency)