Thursday, February 25, 2021  | 12 Rajab, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Pakistan

Civilian martyred in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

This is the second ceasefire violation reported in four days

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 8, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Feb 8, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Civilian martyred in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

Photo: AFP

A man was martyred and a woman injured by Indian firing along the Line of Control, the ISPR said on Saturday.

The incident took place in Chirikot Sector, said the military’s media wing.

“They targeted the civilian population with artillery and mortar fire. An innocent citizen Mir Muhammad embraced shahadat (martyrdom) while a woman got injured in Kakuta village,” ISPR’s statement read.

It added that the Pakistan army troops responded effectively, targeting the Indian post which initiated fire.

This is the second incident being reported of Indian firing along the Line of Control in four days.

On February 4, a night before Kashmir Solidarity Day, four civilians were injured in Leepa Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in a ceasefire violation by Indian troops across the LoC.

The military’s media wing had said the injured included two women, a child and man.

Pakistan had condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces and a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission was summoned by the Foreign Office to register its strong protest over the ceasefire violations.

The FO had said Indian forces along the LoC and working boundary have continuously been targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-caliber mortars, and automatic weapons, which still continues.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
HOME  
 
 
RELATED STORIES

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 

 
 
India, Pakistan, Line of Control, LoC
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
NADRA to issue succession certificates in two weeks
COVID-19 vaccine updates in Pakistan and around the world
SFA seals cake factory in Karachi’s Korangi
Four killed in car crash on Karachi’s University Road
NAB recovers Karachi land worth Rs21b in fake accounts case
Lahore men arrested for hacking WhatsApp accounts: police
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp