6 civilians among 10 killed in Pakistan firing at LoC
Over 20 were injured in ceasefire infractions by the Pakistani Army along the Line of Control in 4 districts of J&K.
10 people, consisting of six civilians, three Army soldiers and one BSF jawan, were killed and over 20 others hurt in ceasefire infractions by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in 4 districts of J&K on Friday.
According to the Army, Pakistan started unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC in multiple sectors, including Dawar in Bandipora, Keran in Kupwara, Uri and Naugam in Baramulla in the Kashmir valley.
” Pakistan utilized mortars and other weapons. Pakistan deliberately targeted civilian locations. Three Indian army soldiers were also eliminated and 3 soldiers were injured,” Srinagar-based Army representative Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.
The Army stated it struck back strongly, triggering significant damage to Pakistan army’s facilities and causing casualties across the LoC. “Several ammunition dumps and multiple terrorist launch pads have been harmed,” the Army stated.
The Army also released videos that revealed mortars hitting and harming Pakistani bunkers along the LoC.
The Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district witnessed extreme shelling and firing from the Pakistan Army throughout the day, targeting around 8 villages close to the LoC.
” I managed to get my four children just in time. If I was simply 4 minutes late, they would have passed away as a shell exploded near a building website near our house, leaving 2 dead,” a regional resident said.
Numerous individuals living near the LoC were seen moving to safer areas, as scores of homes and sheds of civilians which were struck in the shooting, ignited.
” 6 civilians died in the shelling and shooting. 5 hurt civilians were moved to Srinagar’s Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) healthcare facility,” Deputy Commissioner of Baramulla, Dr. Ghulam Nabi Itoo informed The Hindu.
A BSF spokesperson said Sub-Inspector Takesh Doval was likewise killed and another jawan injured when a mortar shell took off in Baramulla’s Uri.
5 civilians were injured in north Kashmir’s Bandipora when shelling struck the Bagtore Sector in Gurez. “All the 5 injured are stable,” an official stated.
At least seven civilians were reported injured in the Sawjian Sector in the Pir Panjal’s Poonch in Pakistan shelling. “A bus stand was hit by the shelling, leaving the civilians hurt,” an official in Poonch said.
On The Other Hand, a Srinagar-based Army spokesperson said suspicious movement of moles was likewise observed at the forward posts along the LoC in the Keran Sector on Friday.
” This was accompanied by initiation of an unprovoked ceasefire infraction (CFV) by Pakistan along the LoC in Keran Sector by firing mortars and other weapons. A befitting reaction is being given,” the Army said.
The National Conference has actually demanded an immediate end to such skirmishes.
” It is the individuals of J&K, especially those surviving on both sides of the LoC or worldwide border who need to deal with the impact of skirmishes between the two countries. It’s actually saddening to witness innocent lives being feasted on like this. We hire both the nations to instantly stop cross border shelling,” a NC spokesman stated.
Peoples Conference chief Sajad Lone condemned the shelling and termed it as “modern barbarism”.
” My prayers with the unlucky inhabitants of these locations. May peace of mind dominate,” Mr. Lone, likewise representative of the Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, said.
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