Two civilians injured in Indian shelling: ISPR 1

Two civilians injured in Indian shelling: ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major-General Babar Iftikhar on Sunday said two civilians sustained injuries after Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations late last night along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary.

ISPR DG said that the incident occurred in the areas of Sharikot and Shakargarh, and the Indian army deliberately targeted civilians in the area.

“Due to indiscriminate fire of mortars in Chirikot Sector along the LoC, 35-year-old innocent civilian, resident of Serian village got injured, while in Shakargarh Sector along the WB, 57-year-old citizen of Nangal village sustained serious injuries,” he said.

“Both injured have been evacuated and being provided with medical care,” the military spokesperson added.

On Saturday, six Pakistanis were wounded during shelling by Indian army in Sharda, Dhudnial and Shahkot Sectors along the LoC.

“Due to Indian Army’s indiscriminate fire of heavy weapons at Bessan Wali and Chhari villages, four innocent civilians, including a 15-year-old girl, sustained serious injuries,” ISPR said. 

“Two more civilians, including an 18-year-old girl, also sustained serious injuries in another incident and were evacuated to nearby health facilities for necessary medical care,” DG Iftikhar had said.  

“Pakistan Army troops responded effectively with matching calibre, and targeted those Indian Army posts which initiated fire,” he added.

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