India kills woman in unprovoked firing across LOC

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ISLAMABAD: Indian Border Security Force (BSF) opened ‘unprovoked firing’ at Line of Control (LoC) in Nezapir sector of Rawalakot, killing one woman and injuring her husband and two daughters.


The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) released a statement on Friday that Ms Munir Akhter, 42, embraced martyrdom while her two daughters, Nasreen and Zeenat, and husband Muhammad Azam were injured when a mortar shell hit their house.

ISPR stated that unprovoked and shelling started earlier in the day in village Mohri in Nezapir Sector.

Indian troops resorted to ‘unprovoked firing’ of heavy weapons in Nezapir Sector, the ISPR said, adding that Pakistani troops responded to Indian firing in a befitting manner and silenced the Indian artillery, ISPR said.