Girl dies as India violates LoC ceasefire



LAHORE: A thirteen-year-old girl was killed when Indian Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly resorted to unprovoked firing across the LoC in Shakargarh and Zafarwal sectors,Express News reported on Saturday.

The young victim died in the area of Chak Nihala.

Another child was also injured in Chak Saleem during the clash.

“Thirteen-years-old Sumaira, resident of Zafarwal sector embraced martyrdom due to the firing and eight-year-old Mursaleen of Shakargarh sector got injured, “ the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement confirmed.

It added Pakistani paramilitary forces responded “befittingly” to Indian fire.

The incident took place just a few days after two Pakistani Rangers were killed in Indian firing along the working boundary on December 31.

Pakistan had, consequently, lodged a protest with India and sought a probe into the incident.


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