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Army porter killed in Uri cross-border shelling

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Srinagar: An army man porter was killed on Monday in cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police officer told GNS that Khursheed Ahmad (37) son of Mohammad Shareif of Nawa Runda who was working as a porter with army 4 madras unit, received a bullet injury in the neck and some grenade splinters in both legs near Chaukas fired by the Pakistani army.

Khursheed suffered multiple serious wounds in the incident and died on the spot, the officer said.

A police party from police post Uroosa deputed to the spot for further necessary action, the officer said.

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