RAWALPINDI – Three civilians, including two women, were martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian troops at Khoi Ratta and Battal sectors of the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Pakistani forces responded befittingly and targeted Indian military posts. The firing was in Battal sector was continuing when the last reports came in.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), one person in Khoi Ratta Sector, while two women, Kalsoom and her daughter Amina, in Mandol village embraced martyrdom.

Indian troops also resorted to unprovoked firing across the LOC at Sabzkot, Nekrun and Sharda, Tander, and Baroh Sectors and targeting civilian population living along LOC.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has launched the strong protest with the United Nations Military Observer Group over the killing of innocent civilians due to Indian unprovoked firing on Line of control.