‘Indian Army troops deliberately target civilian population’

F.P. Report

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar Sunday said the Indian Army troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation late last night along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary in Chirikot and Shakargarh Sectors deliberately targeting civilian population.

In a tweet, the DG ISPR said the Indian troops made indiscriminate fire of mortars in Chirikot Sector along LoC and Shakargarh Sector that left two innocent civilians injured.

“In Chirikot Sector, a 35 years old innocent civilian resident of Serian village got injured and in Shakargarh Sector along Working Boundary, 57 years old citizen resident of village Nangal sustained serious injuries,” he added.

The DG ISPR informed that both injured have been evacuated and being provided with medical care.

Meanwhile, Azad Jammu & Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has urged upon UN Secretary General António Guterres to take serious notice of the Indian unprovoked firing on the civilian population living along the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary.

In his twitter message on Sunday, he said that unprovoked, indiscriminate and unrelenting ceasefire violations by Indian Army was not only causing civilian casualties and damages to the public properties but also disturbing state government’s efforts to contain COVID -19 in areas along the  ceasefire line.