Srinagar: A civilian in Uri died when Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing in the Kamal Koot sector on Saturday. Abbas, who was employed as a porter with the army, got injured in the attack and was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The Indian forces strongly retaliated to the attack. The incidents of ceasefire violation, which were 228 last year, have already crossed 500 since January.
Earlier, Eight civilians, including a two-year-old girl, were injured when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.