A villager residing inThurti Narr Village embraced martyrdom when Indian troops initiated mortar fire in Nikayal sector as they targeted civilian population, the army’s media wing reported.
M Farooq s/o Ali Akbar was martyred whereas 3 injured civilians were evacuated to Tehsil Headquarter Hospital (THQ) Nakiyal.
In a befitting response, the Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts that initiated the fire.
19-year-old killed in unprovoked Indian firing across LoC
Yesterday, Inzamam Amin, a resident of village Tetrinote was martyred in the Batal sector of the region. He was targeted by Indian troops while he worked at a crush plant on the banks of River Poonch. The Pakistan army retaliated and targeted the Indian army post which resulted in firing on the civilian population of AJK.
Subsequently, on January 28, at least three civilians including two women were injured after the Indian security forces resorted to unprovoked firing across the Line of Control (LoC).
AJK president, COAS discuss Indian ceasefire violations along LoC
Meanwhile, Defence Attaches of United States (US), United Kingdom (UK) , France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited the LoC in Rawalakot Sector of AJK. The Attaches were briefed about Indian atrocities along the LoC and deliberate targeting of civilians. They interacted with victims of the attacks and were briefed on the sufferings they faced during unprovoked Indian firing on civilian areas.
Dignitaries were also apprised about activities undertaken by Pakistan Armed Forces to provide relief to the population of AJK living near LoC.