An official in the Pakistani-administered area of Kashmir has accused Indian forces of firing mortar shells that targeted a village along the disputed Line of Control (LOC), leaving three children killed and three others injured .
“Two girls and their brother died when mortar shells fired by Indian troops hit their house in Kotli district along the Line of Control (LOC),” Raja Arif Mehmood, a local administration official, told AFP on Saturday.
He said the eldest girl was aged 10 and the youngest girl was five.
“All belonged to the same family,” he added.
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