Srinagar, November 13: Two soldiers and four four civilians were killed in north Kashmir’s Uri after armies of India and Pakistan exchange massive shelling, officials said on Friday.
Police sources said that due to heavy shelling from Pakistan in Uri Sector of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, four civilians including a 50 year old woman and two army soldiers were killed while a man sustained critical injuries.
The deceased civilians have been identified as Taib Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Jalil, resident of Sultan Daki Uri, Farooqa Begum wife of Bashir Ahmed Dar of Balakote Uri and Irshad Hussain son of Quramat Hussain, a resident of Bandi Sarie Kamalkote.
The injured who have been shifted to hospital has been identified as Naseer Hussain son of Peer Hussain of Kamalkote Uri. His condition has stated to be critical.
A police official confirmed the death of 3 civilians and two soldiers. He said that there are reports about the death of 4th civilian, that was not confirmed immediately.
Massive shelling was going on till the filing of this report.
Pertinently, in Nowgam Sector, a BSF Sub Inspector Rakesh Dohbal has been killed in Pakistan shelling. (KNT)