Teen girl among 6 civilians injured as India continues violating ceasefire at LoC

02:17 PM | 11 Apr, 2020
Teen girl among 6 civilians injured as India continues violating ceasefire at LoC
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RAWALPINDI – Indian Army troops in its continued ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the line of control (LoC) have deliberately targeted civilian population in Nikial Sector and seriously injured two people including an 18-year-old girl.

In a tweet, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar said: "Indian Army resorted to unprovoked fire in Nikial Sector deliberately targeting civilian population. CFVs being responded befittingly by Pak army troops."He added that due to indiscriminate fire of Indian artillery at Mohra village two civilians including 18 years old girl sustained serious injuries.

He went on to mention that in the last 24 hours around six citizens including two girls were injured and evacuated to nearby health facilities for necessary medical care.

During the current year, Indian Army committed 708 ceasefire violations so far, in which two citizens embraced martyrdom while 42 sustained injuries.