Woman killed, two civilians injured in cross-LoC shelling in Uri

A woman was killed and two other civilians wounded in cross-LoC shelling in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, reports quoting officials said.

They said that a mortal shell hit the house of Akthar Begum, 40, wife of Zahoor Ahmad at Batha Gram village of Uri, killing her on the spot.
Senior Superintendent of Indian Police Baramulla, Abdul Qayoom told news agency that a woman was killed and two others in the shelling.

He said the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment .

The Indian police officer said that five families were evacuated to safer places. Few vehicles and residential houses suffered damage in the shelling.

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