Four civilians sustained injuries in Indian ceasefire violation along LoC

Pakistan Army troops retaliated effectively to the cross border fire, says ISPR

News Desk June 09, 2020
Pakistan Army troops retaliated effectively to the cross border fire. PHOTO: FILE

In an unabated ceasefire violations, Indian troops resorted to unprovoked fire at a civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC), leaving four civilians – two women and two children – critically injured.

"Indian Army troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Jandrot Sector along #LOC targeting civilian population. Due to Indian troops indiscriminate fire in Dera Sher Khan, Sandhara & Bamroch villages, 4 innocent civilians incl 2 women & 2 children critically injured," the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a tweet on Tuesday.

The Pakistan Army soldiers retaliated effectively to the cross border fire, and shifted the injured to a nearby healthcare facility.

"Injured citizens evacuated to nearby medical facility. #PakistanArmy troops responded effectively to Indian posts which initiated fire. Injured include Ms Nasreen, age 26 yrs, Sandhara village; Ms Rabia, 24 yrs, Momna, 7 yrs, Dera Sher Khan and Munshi, 7 yrs, Bamroch," according to the military's media wing.

Indian ceasefire violations have witnessed a surge since August 5 last year when New Delhi abrogated the special status of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K).

In 2020, India has so far committed over 1,102 truce violations.


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