Firing across the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday, Indian troops crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and left four civilians including a 15-year-old girl injured
The Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar, said that during the last 24 hours, Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Sharda, Dhudnial and Shahkot Sectors along LOC. He said the Indian forces have been deliberately targeting civilian population by using artillery and heavy mortars.
Indian troops resorted to unprovoked Ceasefire Violations during last 24 hours using artillery and heavy mortars in Sharda, Dhudnial and Shahkot Sectors along LOC deliberately targeting Civilian population. Due to Indian Army’s indiscriminate fire of heavy weapons… (1/3)
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) April 11, 2020
“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,” the DGISPR said.
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“Pakistan Army troops responded effectively with matching calibre, and targeted those Indian Army posts which initiated fire,” he said.
According to the ISPR, the Indian Army has so far this year committed 708 ceasefire violations along the LoC in which 2 Pakistanis have embraced martyrdom while another 42 have sustained injuries.
Pak Army shot down Indian quadcopter on April 9
Two days before on April 9, Pakistan Army shot down an Indian quadcopter after it violated the country’s airspace in Sankh district along the Line of Control (LoC).
According to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian quadcopter intruded 600 meters inside Pakistan’s territory for conducting surveillance. Pakistani troops aggressively responded to the ‘blatant act’ by shooting down the quadcopter.
“Such unwarranted acts by Indian Army are a clear violation of established norms, existing Air Agreement between two countries, reflect Indian Army’s consistent disregard to ceasefire Understanding of 2003,” the ISPR said.
Moreover, on January 3, 2020, The Pakistan Army shot down an Indian ‘spy drone’ within a span of two days along the restive Line of Control, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Twitter.
“Pakistan Army troops shot down another Indian spy quadcopter in Satwal Sector on Line of Control,” the tweet read.