Pakistan today said that at least four civilians, including a woman, were killed and another six injured due to firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC).
All the deaths occurred in different villages of Nakyal sector which has been experiencing indiscriminate shelling for the past several days, Pakistan Army said in a statement.
“Indian troops have yet again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Nakyal, Jandrot and Kel sectors,” the statement added.
It said four civilians were killed and six injured in the firing and Pakistani troops “befittingly responded and targeted Indian posts”.
Dawn reported that Zeeshan Nisar, assistant commissioner Nakyal, also confirmed that three men and a women were killed by Indian fire.
“Since the shelling is continuing, we are unable to collect all details, I am afraid there might be more casualties,” said Nisar.
“The shelling is so intense that you cannot even imagine. There has been no let up in the shelling since morning,” said Javed Budhanvi, a former minister in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) government.