SIALKOT - The indiscriminate firing by Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Sialkot bordering villages created panic and harassment among the local people in Bajwat sector of Sialkot Working Boundary on Saturday morning.
According to the senior officials of Chenab Rangers, the people were busy in their routine life when Indian Boarder Security Forces started indiscriminate firing on Pakistani bordering villages in Bajwat sector of Sialkot Working Boundary.
These officials revealed the Indian Border Security Forces started indiscriminate firing at 7am, which continued for half an hour intermittently. The Indian forces also tried to target Chenab Rangers’ Shah Jamal check post in Bajwat, the officials added. The Chenab Rangers retaliated in a befitting manner and silenced the Indian guns. The BSF used heavy machine guns, the officials further said.
Online adds: Two civilians were hurt as Indian army resorted to unprovoked firing at LoC working boundary Sialkot. The Indian forces continued their aggression at the Line of Control (LoC) and working boundary and resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing for hours, hurting two more civilians on Saturday.
The military officials said mortars were fired from the Indian side at Bajwat sector. The Indian army also fired mortar shells at Warkhan and Bagh Shah Jamal posts on LoC. Sources said one of the shells fired by the Indian artillery from across the international border fell in a house in Bajwat.
The Pakistan armed forces retaliated in a befitting manner and silenced the enemy’s guns.
Monitoring Desk adds: Held Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said Pakistan has a role in Kashmir and it was an established fact. "The role of Pakistan has been established in Kashmir issue in Shimla Agreement, Lahore and Agra Summits," Omar said. He said there was need for sustained dialogue between India and Pakistan to address Kashmir issue.
"The leaders of the two countries should talk and talk in right direction and perspective to resolve this issue once for all. We want to tell our children that Kashmir issue no longer exists and peace and development has taken the permanent place here," Omar said in Pattan.