One civilian embraces shahadat, four suffer injuries in cross-border Indian firing


ISLAMABAD: One citizen embraced `shahadat’,while four others, including three women were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing on Wednesday along the Line of Control (LOC) in Nakyal sector.

According to a statement issued here by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian troops targeted civil population with heavy weapons including mortars and ATGMS. As a result Muhammad Raziq, a 22-year-old son of (s/o) Abdul Khaliq of village Balakot embraced `shahadat’. While Irum Kauser wife of (w/o) Mehtab Ahmed and Ghulam Fatima w/o Muhammad Maroof of the same village were injured.

Kalsoom Begum w/o Mehmood of village Panjni and a 14-year-old boy, Ahsan Kareem s/o Abdul Kareem of village Datot also suffered injuries due to the Indian firing.

Pakistan army troops responded effectively on Indian posts, undertaking firing. According to reports casualties happened to Indian troops and material.

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Story first published: 27th September 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews


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