Civilian hurt in India’s 401st border violation

A senior official of the Punjab Rangers said Indian forces continued firing for 30 minutes


APP October 24, 2015
An army soldier stand guards at a security check post along Working Boundary. PHOTO: AFP

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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On Thursday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had disclosed in a news briefing that India had violated the ceasefire, agreed in a 2003 arrangement for peace along the Line of Control and Working Boundary, at least 400 times this year.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 24th, 2015.

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COMMENTS (2)

Tryst | 5 years ago | Reply Here we go again! Appears Pakistan didn't appreciate the lack of support from the US during NS's visit. Another cycle coming up as India will respond to Pakistan's ceasefire violations disproportionately. Standing by for lot more whining from the Pakistani side
Prada | 5 years ago | Reply Indian count of Pakistani border violation is 402.
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