7 injured in cross-border shelling by India

Sialkot—Seven people including two women were injured in unprovoked mortar shelling on the Working Boundary here on Sunday by Indian Border Security Force at Shakargarh sector.
According to the Punjab Rangers, the Indian Border Security Force resorted to unprovoked shelling. Seven persons identified as Manzur Ahmed (63), Allah Rakha (70), Muhammad Asif (35) in village Bhopalpur, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir (25), Nazia Bibi (30) in village Maqam Khurd, Shakeela Bibi (18), six-year-old Hussain in village Sakhu Chak were injured as several mortar shells exploded near their houses.
Five injured persons were admitted to Shakargarh THQ Hospital, while two others — Manzur Ahmed and Hafiz Muhammad Tahir — were shifted to Sialkot Combined Military Hospital Sialkot in critical condition. The BSF continued shelling the Sialkot border villages in Chaprar, Harpal, Bajrah Garhi, Shakargarh and Charwah sectors. The Rangers said that the fire was retaliated with full force.—APP

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