ISLAMABAD: Five Pakistanis killed by Indian firing at LoC.
According to details, five Pakistanis were killed and several others sustained injuries when India’s Border Security Force (BSF) employed unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary near Sialkot on Thursday, July 16.
ISPR in a statement said, those killed included, “45 year old Ghulam Mustafa, Rahat and Boota. All of them were residents of village Malana and Salehpur villages. They were killed because of Indian Border Security Force’s unprovoked firing on the Working Boundary in Chaprar sector near Sialkot. Pakistan Rangers befittingly responded to Indian fire.” In addition to these, 18 year old, Zareena, died at the Line of Control in Neza pir sector near Rawlakot.
The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) targeted civilian soft targets near Salah pur, Dhol Milani, Sohail pur, Rang pur Jattan and Banot as a result of which casualties reached the figure of 5. Moreover, several cattle have also been lost killed as a result of Indian mortar firing. Ad per details, 8 persons sustained injuries in village of Dhol Milani. Pakistani security forces gave befitting reply by successfully silencing the Indian guns.
While reacting strongly, Pakistan Foreign Office summoned the Indian High Commissioner in on Thursday. A strong protest was registered over unprovoked ceasefire violation by Indian BSF.