North Kashmir: Army porter killed in cross-border firing in Uri


An army porter was killed in cross-border firing in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday, police said.
An official said that Khursheed Ahmad (37), son of Muhammad Sharif, a resident of Nawa Runda, was killed after being hit by a bullet in his neck.
“He has got a bullet injury in his neck besides some grenade splinters in both legs in Chaukas area near the Line of Control at around 10:40 am,” said the official.
He said that Ahmad was working as a porter with 4 Madras unit of army.
“A police party from police post Uroosa has been deputed to the spot for further necessary action,” he said.

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