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Three injured by Indian firing in Shakargarh

08 December, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Unprovoked shelling and firing by the Indian Border Security Force on a Pakistan Rangers post and village on Friday left three civilians injured in Shakargarh sector.

According to the Pakistan Rangers sources, at around 10:55am on Friday Indian Border Security Force started unprovoked firing with small and heavy weapons on a Rangers post and adjacent villages in Shakargarh Sector. Three civilians were injured due to the Indian shelling. A resident of Tarapur village received bullets on his left leg and was evacuated to the Combined Military Hospital, Sialkot.

Some media reports said that the firing by the BSF also killed some cattle in the village. Unprovoked shelling by the Indian forces from across the border in the past have caused loss of life and property and create a sense of fear among the villages situated near the border.


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