SIALKOT, Jul 16: – As many as four Pakistani citizens were martyred and five other persons including two women were injured by the unprovoked intensified mortar shelling of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Sialkot border villages in Chaprar Sector of Working Boundary here Thursday. More than 15 cattle were also killed by Indian shelling.
According to the details, the Pakistani people in Sialkot border villages of Chaprar sector were having Sehari , when the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) started unprovoked intensified mortar shelling on Sialkot border villages in Chaprar Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary here at 02:00 am, which remained continued for three consecutive hours till05:00 am, targeting the civilian population there.
In village Saalehpur-Chaprar, a local farmer Rahat Mehmood (58) son of Abdul Aziz was standing on the roof top of his house to take fresh breath after saying Fajar Prayer, when, some mortar shells fired by Indian BSF , killing him on the spot. He was the father of four minor children.
In village Riasmaan-Chaprar, a local farmer Muhamamd Boota (60) son of Imam Din was feeding his cattle at a small sized Havelli adjacent to his house, when the heavy mortar shells fired by Indian BSF hit him killing him on the spot. His one buffalo, one cow and two goats were also killed there. He was also the father of four minor children.
In village Malaana-Nandpur-Chaprar, a local farmer Ghulam Mustafa (46) son Sadiq Hussain was sitting in the courtyard after Sehari and was preparing to say Fajar Prayer, when the mortar shells fired by Indian BSF hit him badly, killing him on the spot. He was the father of three minor children.
Pakistan Rangers befittingly responded to the Indian fire. Similarly, an 18 year old girl, Zareena bibi embraced shahadat when Indian forces opened unprovoked firing in Neza Pir sector of the Line of Control near Rawlakot. Pakistan army troops responded to Indian firing effectively.
Five other persons including two women were also injured seriously by Indian shelling. The names of the injured are: Muhammad Boota (44) son of Muhammad Hussain, his brother Muhammad Arshad (42) in village Jhumiyaan Gujjaraan, Saleema Bibi (55) wife of Abdul Aziz in village Saalehpur-Chaprar, Muhammad Aslam (46) in village Raismaan and Shahida Bibi (35) wife of Sajjad Hussain in Saalehpur-Patwal.