MUZAFFARABAD: Three youth, two of them from same family, were martyred in unprovoked Indian firing and shelling on their village near Line of Control, Nakyal Sector on Wednesday.
According to information gathered by the Regional Telegraph, the youth were present in a house in Datot village, Nakyal Sector, when shells fired from Indian forces hit the place, blowing them into pieces and martyring them on the spot.
The casualties have been identified as Ahmed 22, Raheem 18 and Ali 15. Ali was critically injured in the shelling and shifted to tehsil HQ hospital for treatment but succumbed to his wounds. His funeral prayers were offered in Nakyal, after which his body was sent to Eidgah Datot for burial with the two others.