4-year-old boy killed near LoC from Indian shelling
Statesman Report
RAWALPINDI: A four-year-old boy was killed and four other civilians were injured by Indian shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, officials said.
Deputy Commissioner Neelum Raja Mahmood Shahid told that the four-year-old victim, Hussain Mir, was killed in Bantil village when the Indian forces started shelling earlier in the day.
"The innocent boy was hit by shrapnel from a mortar shell in the first bout of shelling while he was standing in the courtyard of their house. He died on the spot," Shahid said.
Bantil is part of revenue village Tehjiyan and five kilometres away from Dudhnial. Both Tehjiyan and Dudhnial had suffered damages from Indian shelling on Friday as well.
In Rakhchikri sector, two men, aged 26 years and 70 years respectively, were injured from Indian shelling, police official Raja Khalid Kiani told.