Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing

Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing

Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing

A statement released by ISPR said Pakistan Army responded befittingly on Sunday to unprovoked Indian firing across the LoC on Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani's death anniversary the day before.

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Pakistan's military earlier said Indian forces had shelled two areas of the Pakistani-administered Kashmir.

The couple's three daughters, Zaida Kouser (6), Robina Kouser (12) and Nazia Bi, and another person were injured.

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Sigh condemned the killing of an army jawan and his wife during LoC shelling and expressed sympathy with the bereaved family.

After the exchange of firing, Pakistani authorities blamed Indian troops for violation of the November 2003 ceasefire agreement between the two sides.

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According to ANI, two civilians have been killed in the firing.

Indian and Pakistani forces have been engaged in similar clashes in the disputed valley over the past few months.

The Indian envoy was told that "deliberate" targeting of civilians was condemnable and contrary to global human rights and laws.

He also said that two Pakistani bunkers were destroyed during the operation.

It was India which on the one hand routinely alleged infiltration attempts and yet paradoxically denied UNMOGIP to perform its duties, he added.

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