Unprovoked Indian firing kills two civilians along LoC

Published: September 17, 2015
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A file photo of Indian security forces across the LoC. PHOTO: AFP

A file photo of Indian security forces across the LoC. PHOTO: AFP

RAWALPINDI: Two more civilians were killed when Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday evening.

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), two civilians, i.e. 13-year-old Laiba and 55-year-old Munshi Ahmed embraced martyrdom due to unprovoked Indian firing in Nakial sector.

Indian forces also violated ceasefire in Kotli sector, where exchange of fire continues, the statement said, adding Pakistani troops are responding befittingly to Indian fire.

Read: Civilian injured in unprovoked Indian shelling in Battal Sector

Earlier on Wednesday, Ghulam Nabi, a resident of Alam village in Battal sector was injured during a ceasefire violation by India.

On Tuesday, a Pakistan Army soldier was also killed as India’s BSF resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Battal Sector.

The exchange of fire along the LoC continues despite an agreement between senior military officials from Pakistan and India to restore ceasefire along the working boundary.

A military official said Pakistan was expecting India to adhere to the ceasefire along the LoC as well but unfortunately Indian troops were showing no letup in their aggressive posture.

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Reader Comments (10)

  • Dr. Farooq Khan
    Sep 17, 2015 - 10:12PM

    K don’t care provoked or unprovoked. Innocent 13 years old Laibah died. How can you say that it is not your fault?Recommend

  • sameeh
    Sep 17, 2015 - 11:12PM

    seriously disgusting…. stabbing us in backRecommend

  • sabi
    Sep 17, 2015 - 11:24PM

    Only poor people suffer and die in these skirmishes. We should stop this stupidity immediately.Recommend

  • oh yeah
    Sep 17, 2015 - 11:48PM

    shoot’em up keep up the good work indian army :)Recommend

  • Haider Rehman
    Sep 18, 2015 - 1:45AM

    Disgusting act by Indian Army. Killing young girls!Recommend

  • SuperNeo
    Sep 18, 2015 - 4:47AM

    Word “unorovked” is very common in Pakistan.Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Sep 18, 2015 - 6:07AM

    Common Pak Rangers hit the BSF hard!Recommend

  • Rao
    Sep 18, 2015 - 6:24AM

    @Pakistani:
    Why don’t arak army hit back India with a nuke or two. It supposedly possesses o100 plus nukes.Recommend

  • Raj - USA
    Sep 18, 2015 - 9:42AM

    I do not understand why Indian troops are resorting to repeated unprovoked firing after every repeated provocation from Pakistan. Recommend

  • Haider
    Sep 18, 2015 - 10:12AM

    Shameful act continues by our neighbours..Pakistan army give them a strong replyRecommend

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