The Indian army fired indiscriminately against civilians on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday, causing three civilians to be seriously injured.
According to the ISPR statement, the Indian army carried out unprovoked shelling in the Nikial area of Khanni and Ooli villages.
“Indian Army troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation using mortars and automatics in Nikial Sector along LOC deliberately targeting civilian population. Due to indiscriminate fire in Khanni and Ooli villages, three innocent civilians received critical injuries.
“All injured evacuated and being provided with medical care,” read the statement by the ISPR.
The tension between India and Pakistan has intensified in the past few days due to the former ’s unjustified violation of the ceasefire agreement.
The Indian Army took uncontrolled shooting control line (LoC) measures on Monday, causing a serious injury to a citizen.
“Indian Army troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Khuiratta Sector along [the] LOC deliberately targeting [the] civilian population,” the ISPR had said in a statement.
A senior Indian diplomat was called to record Pakistan ’s strong protest against the ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces.