2-year-old killed in Indian fire of heavy weapons and mortars across LoC: ISPR
Statesman Report
RAWALPINDI: A two-year-old was kiled while four people were injured in indiscriminate firing in the last 24 hours by the Indian army in various districts near the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.
“Indian Army troops in total disregard to ceasefire agreement and international conventions initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along LoC, deliberately targeting civilian population in Baroh, Dhudnial, Rakhchikri and Chirikot Sectors,” DG ISPR said on Twitter.
According to the ISPR, Pakistan Army responded and “targeted those Indian posts which had initiated fire”.
The two-year-old who passed away belonged to Dhunial sector, while four people, including a woman and a 72-year-old senior citizen, from Baroh, Rakhchikri and Chirikot sectors sustained serious injuries.
ISPR said that the injured have been evacuated to nearby medical facilities for treatment.
This is the third consecutive day that India has violated the LoC agreement. The two-year-old’s demise comes a day after a four-year-old boy lost his life in Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Indian shelling from across LoC.
Meanwhile, Indian Charge d’Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia was summoned by Director General (South Asia & Saarc) Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri to register Pakistan’s strong protest over the ceasefire violations by Indian troops.