2 civilians killed in unprovoked firing across LoC: ISPR

News Desk , Bol News

16:15:03, Monday, March 11, 2019

At least two civilians including a woman were killed and four others injured in the unprovoked firing across the line of control by the Indian troops, said in media’s military wing statement.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, the casualties were caused when Indian forces targeted the civilian population in Chakothi sector of Jhelum Valley district along the de facto border.

"Pakistan army troops responded effectively [by] targeting [the] Indian post which initiated [the] fire," read the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.

The dead were identified as Noushad Bibi, a resident of Soka village, and Ghulam Hussain, who lived in Bakot village.

The injured four were identified as Raja Mehmood (r/o Darang More), Zahida Bibi (r/o Bari Bhaik), Ghulam Muhammad and Muhammad Zakir (r/o Bakot village).

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