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Civilian martyred in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: A father of three children embraced martyrdom after the Indian Army resorted to unprovoked firing in Bagsar Sector along Line of Control (LoC), ISPR said on Wednesday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the deceased citizen is identified as Ansar, 33, and was the father of three daughters.

He was moving on a motorbike near his house in Garhi village when came in a range of Indian indiscriminate fire.

On November 23, India’s unprovoked firing, using rockets and heavy mortars, at a Pakistani wedding taking place near the Line of Control (LoC) wounded at least 11 civilians.

“Indian army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Khuiratta Sector along LoC) targeting civil population during a marriage ceremony in Jigjot village with rockets and heavy mortars,” the ISPR said.

Earlier, four civilians were injured after Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing in the Jandrot Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on June 9, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) had said.

The ISPR, in a statement, said: “Indian Army Troops had initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Jandrot Sector along the LOC targeting the civilian population.”

Four civilians, including, two women and children were critically injured in the Dera Sher Khan, Sandhara, and Bamroch villages, the ISPR said.