LoC Flare-Up: Civilian Killed, 5 Others Injured In Kupwara

Srinagar- A 40-year-old was killed and five others injured as India and Pakistan troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Karnah area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Sources identified the injured as Mohammad Arif from Shamspora, Mohammad Yaqoob from Baghballa Kachadiyan and Syed Rafaqat from Kachadiyan, 42-year-old Hamida Begium wife Mohammad Akbar, Zakir Khan (24) and Nasser Ahmad Khan, all residents of Rangward. All three injured persons were shifted to hospital.

Later Mohammad Arif (40) succumbed to injuries while condition of the woman is stated to be serious, the officials said.

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