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

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.
Altaf Baba
Baramulla | Posted : Apr 16 2018 1:37PM | Updated: Apr 16 2018 1:38PM
North Kashmir: Army porter killed in cross-border firing in Uri
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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.