Identifying the boy as Mohammad Shayad, sources said he sustained a bullet injury in Karmara area near Poonch.
An Army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing on Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector The Army retaliated effectively, he added.
Owing to continued ceasefire violation by Pakistan, 116 residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are stranded on the Indian side. The bus service to Rawalakot has been suspended for the last four weeks.
Identifying the woman as Naseem Akhtar, 35, of Basooni, sources said that she sustained a splinter injury in her lower back. The victim was sitting inside her house when a shell fell into the room after piercing through the roof.
Ceasefire violation: Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan summoned India’s deputy high commissioner to lodge a protest over an alleged recent cross-border violation by Indian armed forces
Poonch ceasefire violation: The Indian Army is retaliating, and two soldiers have sustained minor injuries in the firing. More details are awaited.
Since May 1 this year, seven people including four soldiers have been killed and 12 others injured in unprovoked and indiscriminate mortar shelling and small arms fire at frequent intervals on the Indian side of the LoC by Pakistani troops in Rajouri and Poonch districts.
Army sources familiar with the circumstances of the ambush — the third of its kind attempted in Poonch this year — said the patrol was one of several sent out to ensure jihadists did not use the intense firing, which had been raging since the previous night, to cross the Line of Control.
Poonch encounter: Two Army jawans were killed in an attack on patrolling party by Pakistan’s Border Action Team along with the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir, according to an Army official.
Reports said in the retaliatory action by the Indian Army, one Pakistani post Twiven1 has been been destroyed.
Three heavily-armed terrorists were on Thursday killed when Army troops foiled a major infiltration bid along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Identified as Amir Hussain Shah of Dharana, a village falling ahead of the barbed wire fence along the LoC, sources said that two Pakistani SIM cards were also seized from him.
“Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) today in the forward areas of Krishna Ghati sector,” said Jammu-based defence spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta.
With these ceasefire violations, the number of such violations has gone up to six in September.
Sources said that the firing from across the LoC first came in Sawjian sector around 10.30 am and it spread to Balakote area within the next half an hour.