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Documentary on Brigadier Pritam Singh to give Hero of Poonch ‘his due’

In Poonch, Brig. Pritam is known as ‘Sher Baccha’ (son of lion). He earned the title when he defended the town from marauding tribals in a year-long siege that lasted from November 1947 to November 1948.

Woman killed, 3 jawans injured in cross-LoC shelling: JK govt

Firing was also reported from Gulpur and Balakote sectors on Friday, however, there were no reports of loss of life.


Pakistan shells LoC areas in Poonch for third day

Yesterday, an Army jawan Naik Mahendra Chemjung was killed when Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch.

8-yr-old injured in Pak firing

Identifying the boy as Mohammad Shayad, sources said he sustained a bullet injury in Karmara area near Poonch.

Armyman killed in LoC firing

An Army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing on Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector The Army retaliated effectively, he added.

Cross-LoC travel still suspended in Poonch-Rawalakot

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.


Pakistan shelling in Balakote: Woman injured in ceasefire violation, Indian Army retaliates

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.

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, Indian Army retaliates

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

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, two soldiers injured

Poonch ceasefire violation: The Indian Army is retaliating, and two soldiers have sustained minor injuries in the firing. More details are awaited.

J&K: Pakistani forces violates ceasefire in Poonch district

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.

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Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.