Panchayat leader injured in cross-LoC shelling in Mendhar

Injured Panchayat leader being treated at a hospital. GK pic

A panchayat leader was injured in cross-LoC (Line of Control) shelling in Balnoi village of Krishna Ghati sector of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

The injured, identified as Naib sarpanch, Zaffarullah Khan from Balnoi Panchayat, was shifted to Poonch hospital for treatment.

The armies of India and Pakistan have been exchanging heavy fire and shelling in the area since early morning.