RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday.
“Indian Army’s unprovoked firing in Rakhchikri, Rawalakot Sector along LOC. Mortor rounds fired on Pakistani Post,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, said in a Twitter statement.
It said the Pakistani forces effectively responded to the Indian ceasefire breach as two officers of the Pakistan Army got injured during an exchange of fire.
Earlier, Indian Army troop
s resorted to unprovoked fire in Chirikot Sector of Line of Control( LOC) targeting civil population.
According to the Inter-Service Public Realtion (ISPR), six citizens including a woman and 4 children were injured. The injured have been shifted to the hospital.
Those injured include :–Shabnam W/O Raqeeb Hussain Shah, age 35 years-Kashan S/O Raqeeb Hussain Shah, age 13 years-Faizan S/O Raqeeb Hussain Shah, age 6 years-Nisah D/O Shafique, age 14 years-Asifa D/O Shafique, age 10 years, residents of village Serian and- Shahid Hussain S/O Muhammad Hussain, age 28 years, resident of village Chafar
The ISPR said that Pakistan army troops responded effectively targeting Indian posts undertaking the fire. It also said that the reports of five Indian soldiers killed and many injured.
On April 2, three Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along LoC, according to ISPR. Moreover, seven Indian soldiers were also killed and 19 others injured in retaliatory fire.