Six Pakistani civilians and one soldier martyred by Indian Army unprovoked fire at LoC

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Six Pakistani civilians and one soldier martyred by Indian Army unprovoked fire at LoC

ISLAMABAD - Six Pakistani civilians and one soldier martyred by Indian Army unprovoked fire at LoC, media report has revealed.

Six civilians and a Pakistani soldier were martyred as Indian troops resorted to "indiscriminate and ruthless" shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), officials said on Sunday.

Officials said that nine other civilians were injured, adding that this was the highest death toll in 2019 in a single day of Indian shelling from across the dividing line.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) notified through a tweet that one soldier had been martyred in the exchange of fire while two others were injured.

ISPR added that in response to unprovoked ceasefire violations by India in Jura, Shahkot and Nauseri sectors, nine Indian soldiers were killed while several others were injured and two Indian bunkers were destroyed.