RAWALPINDI: At least 10 civilians including women and children have been injured in heavy firing and shelling by Indian forces near the Line of Control during last 24 hours.
According to ISPR, Indian troops, in last 24 hours, resorted to unprovoked fire of mortars and heavy weapons in Jandrot and Nikial Sectors along LOC deliberately targeting civilian population in Jabbar, Sandhara, Sumbal Gali and Dabsi villages of Kotli District.
Ten civilians including 2 children and 2 women sustained serious injuries. The injured have been evacuated to nearby medical facility for necessary care.
ISPR said Pakistan army troops responded effectively to Indian unprovoked cease fire violations . 1 Indian soldier killed, 3 got injured, including a major, while substantial damage inflicted on Indian posts which initiated fire.