SIALKOT: Unprovoked cross-border firing from Indian forces injured a civilian in Shakkargarh sector along the Working Boundary on Friday evening.
According to the military’s media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) targeted the civilian population near the Working Boundary.
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The cross-border firing critically injured Muhammad Ashraf of Agor village. He had to be shifted to CMH Sialkot for treatment.
A senior official of the Punjab Rangers said that Indian forces continued firing for 30 minutes. He added that the Rangers responded to the cross-border firing in a befitting manner.
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Published in The Express Tribune, October 24th, 2015.