A 45-year-old civilian was injured after being hit by a bullet near the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, the police said.

Mohammad Yousuf, a resident of Pukherni village, was injured apparently from sniper fire from across the border around 7:30 pm on Sunday, a police official said.

The man was hit by a bullet in the leg and was admitted to a sub-district hospital for treatment, he said