Islamabad June 12 (TNS): At least two civilians were killed and three others injured after Indian security forces resorted to unprovoked firing at Jandrot and Tata Pani sectors along the Line of Control, the ISPR said on Monday.
The identity of the slain civilians and the injured could not be ascertained, however, the ISPR said that Pakistan Army responded befittingly to the Indian ceasefire.
“2 citizens Waqar Younas age 18 years and Asad Ali age 19 years resident of Bhabra village embraced shahadat while 3 were injured due to Indian firing . Injured include Muhammad Shahbaz age 30 years resident of Bhabra village, Shumaila khurshid age 35 years and Hafsa Shabbir age 14 years resident of Chakrali village,” the ISPR tweet said.
The ISPR said that the Indian forces used heavy artillery to shell the civilian population. The ISPR said that in the retaliatory fire, several Indian bunkers and other logistic support was destroyed and casualties of Indian forces could not be ruled out.
Meanwhile, the Foreign Office summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to protest against the unprovoked Indian firing.