Indian Army resorts to heavy shelling at LoC, 4 civilians hit

Indian Army resorts to heavy shelling at LoC, 4 civilians hit
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ISLAMABAD - Indian Army has resorted to heavy shelling at LoC yet again.

Four people, including two minor girls, were injured in heavy shelling by Indian troops in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's Nakyal sector on Sunday, an official said.

"Indian troops started heavy mortar shelling at about 7am in the morning, targeting civilian populations in almost all villages along the Line of Control (LoC)," said Nakyal Assistant Commissioner Waleed Anwar.

A shell exploded on the roof of the house of one Haji Aslam in Palani village, critically injuring two of his daughters, he said. The victims were identified as Musarrat, 22, and Samra, 15.

Elsewhere, in the same sector, 11-year-old Aleeba Majeed and 35-year-old Muhammad Zahoor Mughal were injured in Jair Merg and Dharoti Naari villages respectively, Anwar said.

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