LoC firing: Woman martyred, minor injured in unprovoked firing by Indian army


RAWALPINDI:   (Parliament Times)    A woman embraced martyrdom while a minor girl sustained wounds in unprovoked firing by the Indian army in Jandrot and Khuiratta sectors along the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.

“Indian Army troops initiated unprovoked CFVs in Jandrot & Khuiratta Sectors along #LOC deliberately targeting civilian population this morning,” the military’s media wing said.

“A woman embraced shahadat while an 8 years old girl sustained injuries,” it said, adding the injured child has been evacuated and is being provided medical care.Earlier, on April 20, Indian troops had resorted to unprovoked firing on the civilian population in Baroh, Dhudnial, Rakhchikri and Chirikot sectors along the Line of Control (LoC).

Due to indiscriminate Indian fire of heavy weapons and mortars, a two-years-old minor Muhammad Haseeb in the Dhudnial sector, embraced martyrdom while four citizens including a woman and 72-years-old senior citizen in Baroh, Rakhchikri and Chirikot sectors sustained serious injuries.