Territorial Army soldier kills two women in Poonch

Jammu: Two women were killed and two people were injured in firing by an army soldier in Poonch town Wednesday morning, police said.
According to police sources, a soldier of the Territorial Army, Tariq Pathan, went on roof top of his house in Poonch town, about 240 kilometers North-West of Jammu Wednesday morning and opened indiscriminate fire from his service rifle.
Two women in the neighbourhood died on the spot while a man and another woman were injured.
The injured were shifted to the government hospital, where doctors have described their condition as critical.
The soldier has been arrested and his service rifle seized.
“We have started the investigation, the reason for the firing is yet to be ascertained,” police sources said.


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