Muzaffarabad: A minor girl was killed and her mother and a minor boy were injured in an unprovoked firing by the Indian Army on the Line of Control.
Rashid Naeem Khan, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Poonch Division, which has a Hawali administrative unit, told Dawn that the shelling started at 10.30 am and continued till 4 pm, during which the Indian Army raided Khurshidabad sub-division. And indiscriminately targeted the urban population of other villages.
Zahida Shabbir, 35, was injured and Iqra Shabbir, a 14-year-old girl, died in an affected house in Kalamala.
In the same village, a 9-year-old boy, Saddam, was also wounded by Indian Army shelling.
According to the Deputy Inspector General, a house was completely destroyed by shelling in Halan village while one was partially damaged. However, the occupants of the houses have been shifted to a safe place to avoid any injuries.
The Indian Army continues to violate the 17-year-old ceasefire agreement on the Line of Control.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has said that the provocations of the Indian Army are on the rise as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in New Delhi has drawn the attention of the international community to the defeat of the Chinese Army in Ladakh. Wants to remove
Raja Farooq Haider condemned the death of a minor girl and the wounding of two others as a result of firing by the Indian Army, saying that the Indian Army was targeting Kashmiris on both sides and demanded that the United Nations and the international community The community should take this seriously.
It may be recalled that on Wednesday, at least four people were killed as a result of unprovoked firing by the Indian Army in Nikail and Barnala sectors in Kotli and Bhimber districts.
According to officials, at least 13 people have been killed and 103 injured so far in unprovoked firing by Indian forces on the Line of Control.
On the other hand, the Foreign Office has condemned the extrajudicial killing of youths by Indian forces in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Foreign Office called on the international community to take notice of the extrajudicial killings of Kashmiris in occupied Kashmir, which are said to be the result of the encounter.
The statement said that the immunity granted to the occupying Indian forces should be abolished and those involved in atrocities against the Kashmiri people should be brought to justice