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Injured in Pak firing, 10-day-old baby dies in Poonch

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Jammu, Jul 29: A 10-day-old baby, injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, died at a hospital on Monday, police said.

The infant, his mother Fatima Jan (35) and another civilian Mohammad Arif (40) were injured when mortar shells fired by Pakistan hit their village in Shahpur sector late Sunday. They were rushed to District Hospital Poonch, where the minor succumbed to injuries, they added.

Cross-border firing continued for the second successive day on Monday in the district.

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