Indian forces violated Working Boundary in Sialkot Zafarwal sector
05 January, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Indian forces on Thursday committed ceasefire violation along the Working Boundary in Sialkot’s Zafarwal sector, injuring three innocent Pakistani civilians in the unprovoked attack, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release.
According to the ISPR, the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and targeted the civilian population in Zafarwal Sector on Thursday. At least three civilians received serious wounds in the incident. In retaliation, Pakistan Army targeted an Indian post, killing one Indian army soldier and injuring two.
The befitting response to the Indian aggression silenced the enemy’s guns, said the ISPR statement. This is the first incident of ceasefire violation by the Indian troops in 2018. Last year, the Indian forces carried out more than 871 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary, resulting in the killing of 39 innocent civilians and injuries to 144 others.