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05 Sep 2020 | 05:27 PM UTC

India: Cross-border fire reported in Poonch district (Jammu and Kashmir territory) September 5

India News Alert

Indian soldier killed due to cross-border shelling in Poonch district (Jammu and Kashmir territory) on September 5; further shelling possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/5/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/7/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Calcutta). COUNTRY/REGION India

Event

Cross-border shelling in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch left one Indian soldier killed and two others wounded on Saturday, September 5. Pakistani troops reportedly fired over the Line of Control (LoC) early Saturday morning towards the Shahpur, Kirin, and Degwar sectors; Indian Army personnel are said to have returned fire.

Further shelling is possible on both sides of the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in the coming days and weeks.  

Advice

Some foreign governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.

 

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