Two killed in cross-border firing along Indo-Pak Working Boundary

RAWALPINDI: At least two Pakistani citizens, including a minor, were killed and 14 injured along the Working Boundary area in Sialkot district during an exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani security forces on Tuesday.

An Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement published on the Radio Pakistan website said two civilians ─ including a minor ─ were killed due to “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops in Sukhial village.

Women and children are included among the 14 wounded in the exchange of fire in the Pukhlian and Bajwat sectors, the ISPR said.

Earlier today, the ISPR said that “unprovoked shelling” across the Working Boundary in Sukhial village injured three children and two women.

The ISPR added that Pakistani troops responded to the shelling in a “befitting” manner.

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