Pakistan claims Indian LoC firing injured four civilians

The Pakistan Army alleged that the Indian troops yesterday resorted to firing in Nakiyal sector at the Line of Control in violation of the ceasefire agreement.

Published: 07th May 2017 07:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2017 07:22 PM   |  A+A-

Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control in Poonch district after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Monday. | PTI

By PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today claimed that its four civilians were injured in cross-LoC firing by Indian forces.     

The Pakistan Army alleged that the Indian troops yesterday resorted to firing in Nakiyal sector at the Line of Control in violation of the ceasefire agreement.   

"Indian troops committed ceasefire violation and targeted civilians with mortars in village Thruti. Four civilians were injured,” a spokesman of the army said.     

The injured included two women, a 12-year-old boy and a man, the spokesman said.     

"Pakistani troops effectively responded to silent Indian firing," the spokesman said.     

Yesterday in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, a policeman and a wanted militant of Lashker-e-Taiba terror group were among five persons killed when terrorists made an attempt to ambush a police party.

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