Two Pakistani women martyred in Indian firing along Working Boundary


According to the assistant commissioner of the Pasrur city, Indian troops resorted to firing in Kundan Pur, Thathi, and other sectors of Sialkot.

In today's meeting, Foreign Office's South Asia Director General Dr Faisal handed over a protest letter to the Indian deputy high commissioner.

Three female civilians and a soldier have been killed in cross-border firing by the Indian and Pakistani armies, officials said Thursday, taking the death toll along the frontier to 13 this week.

He was conveyed Government's grave concerns at the continued ceasefire violations and deliberate targeting of innocent civilians by Pakistan forces.

The Punjab Rangers retaliated instantly and effectively and gave the answer in befitting manners to the enemy, making the Indian guns silent.

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India and Pakistan routinely exchange fire across the LoC, causing heavy losses to both soldiers and civilians from both sides.

Faisal also said that the deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity, global human rights and humanitarian laws. However, no casualty or injured reported as a result of firing, he added.

The soldiers were busy working on communication lines in Jandrot sector when they were hit by a mortar round fired by Indian forces, the ISPR stated on Monday. "This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed more than 1900 ceasefire violations".

"More than 100 such violations have been carried out by Pakistan forces on the Line of Control and the International Border so far during 2018", a Spokesman of the MEA said.