Woman killed in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along LoC
SIALKOT: A woman was killed in firing by Indian Border Security Forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday, ARY News reported.
The Indian forces violated the ceasefire agreement once again and resorted to unprovoked firing at Pakistani villages along the villages, thus killing an elderly woman.
Pakistan Army also befittingly responded to the Indian firing and silenced their guns, said the ISPR.
Indian forces had violated the ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary with Pakistan 221 times in the year 2015.
While similar number of violations by the Indian forces was more than 180 along the LoC and the Working Boundary in 2016.
As a result of the violations, 19 civilians have been killed and 80 were injured.
As tension escalated in the region recently, cross-border exchange of fire was increasingly becoming frequent between the nuclear-armed rivals.