Teenager injured in LoC firing

A teenager was injured at Pukharni village of Nowshera during the exchange of firing along the Line of Control on Saturday night.

He was identified as 18 years old Mohammad Ishaq son of Mohammad Riaz. He was shifted to local army camp where army doctors provided him first aid. He was  later referred to Government Medical College Jammu.

Family members accompanying Ishaq said that he was returning from bathroom located in front of house when firing started and a bullet hit him in his back.

His condition is stated to be stable now.

Cross-border firing between the two sides lasted for few hours, officials said.