Two civilians killed in firing by Indian troops along LoC


The Indian government clearly told Pakistan that it was Pakistani forces that first started firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. Sepoy Mohmmad Shaukat of the Territorial Army, who was on leave, and his wife Safia Bi were killed when a mortar shell fired by the Pakistan army exploded neartheir home in Karmara, a police officer said. Pakistan Army befittingly responded to the indiscriminate firing.

Two people, including a girl, were killed and three citizens were injured, the statement added.

The shelling prompted an effective retaliation from the Indian troops and they gave a befitting reply.

Zargar said ambulances are kept on alert mode in border areas to shift the victims of cross-LoC firing to hospitals at the earliest.

In what has been its evergreen strategy, Pakistan yet again accused India of violating ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC).

In Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, three soldiers were also injured today after terrorists attacked an army patrol.

On June 20th, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs was informed by Director general (DG) of the Disaster Management Authority (DMA) Indian ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) has killed at least 832 civilians.