Two Pakistani civilians killed, 3 injured in Indian forces' firing at LoC

Two Pakistani civilians killed, 3 injured in Indian forces' firing at LoC

Indian troops are giving a befitting reply to the indiscriminate firing.

In Jammu and Kashmir, husband and wife were killed while their three children were injured in Pakistani shelling in Poonch district today.

A territorial Army jawan and his wife were killed and their two minor daughters injured in firing by Pakistan. The martyred jawan had come home on leave.

Asked whether the administration has prepared any evacuation plan, he said the evacuation plan is ready but border people are not willing to relocate as they have got their farms and livelihood in the area.

"The firing which started from 6.30 a.m., is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating", Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS.

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He said an exgratia relief of Rs 5 lakhs is being paid to the dead in cross-LoC firing and shelling.

In what has been its evergreen strategy, Pakistan yet again accused India of violating ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC).

No militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.

On June 20th, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs was informed by Director general (DG) of the Disaster Management Authority (DMA) Indian ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) has killed at least 832 civilians.

The latest incident happened as escalation along the LoC has been seen since a militant attack on an army center in the Indian-controlled Kashmir killed 19 soldiers on September 18 previous year.

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