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LoC: Civilian injured in unprovoked firing from BSF

RAWALPINDI: Indian security forces continued violations of the ceasefire agreement as unprovoked Indian firing has injured a Pakistani civilian in Battal sector on Wednesday morning.

According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), unprovoked firing by Indian troops on the Line of Control (LOC) has continued. Indian security forces opened unprovoked firing at Battal sector due to which a soldier of Pakistan Army was martyred. 20-year-old soldier Shams belonged to district of Ghazar of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is pertinent to mention here that Indian security forces opened unprovoked firing in Kotli sector on Monday.

Earlier, one Pakistani soldier also embraced martyrdom in cross ceasefire in the same sector.

Tuesday’s incident came days after Pakistani border officers met with their Indian counterparts in New Delhi to discuss how to avoid skirmishes, which also cause civilian casualties on both sides. -AP