Teenager hit by fire near LoC in Poonch

Poonch: A view of an Indian border post near fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu after one person was killed and many others injured in cross border firing between Indian and Pakistani troops on Thursday. PTI Photo(PTI6_3_2017_000071A)

A 17-year old boy was injured after a fire which came from unknown direction hit him while he was cutting grass near Line of Control (LoC) fence in Mendhar area of Poonch district.

A police official said that Muhammad Yasir son of Muhammad Shafi, a class 10 student, resident of Balnoie Mendhar was cutting grass near LoC fence when a bullet hit him and was left injured. He said that the injurd boy was shifted to hospital for treatment.

The officer said that police have taken cognizance of the matter and have started investigation. He said that they are probing from where the fire came and hit the boy. (GNS)

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