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.
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.
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.
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.