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2 killed as Indian troops target funeral in Pakistani Kashmir


Mirpur: Indian troops targeted a funeral in a border village of Pakistan-administered Kashmir from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, leaving two mourners dead and an elderly woman injured, officials and witnesses said. The incident occurred in Polas Kakuta village in the Abbaspur sector of Poonch district at about 4pm, when a group of people was busy carrying out the burial rites of a fellow villager, Abbaspur police official Anjum Saleem said."Indian troops resorted to shelling without any provocation, targeting people in the local burial ground and as a result two mourners embraced martyrdom," he said. (Dawn)

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