Two teenage girls among six civilians seriously injured by unprovoked Indian shelling along LoC: DG ISPR.

RAWALPINDI -- Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major-General Babar Iftikhar on Saturday morning said that Indian troops had resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) during last 24 hours using artillery and heavy mortars.

The incidents took place in Sharda, Dhudnial and Shahkot Sectors along the LOC and the Indian troops deliberately targeted the civilian population in the area, the DG ISPR said.

"Due to Indian Army's indiscriminate fire of heavy weapons at Bessan Wali and Chhari villages, four innocent civilians, including a 15 year-old girl, sustained serious injuries," he added.

"Two more civilians, including an 18 year-old girl, also sustained serious injuries in another incident and were evacuated to nearby health facilities for necessary medical care," the DG ISPR said.

"Pakistan Army troops responded effectively with matching calibre, and targeted those Indian Army posts which initiated fire," he added.

According to the ISPR, the...

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