LAHORE - A Pakistan Rangers’ personnel and a civilian were killed and two others wounded critically in indiscriminate cross-border Indian fire in the Chaprar and Pasroor sectors during the last 48 hours, rescue workers and hospital sources said on Friday.
The unprovoked firing by Indian BSF on the bordering villages created panic and terror among the local people in Bajwat and other sectors of Sialkot Working Boundary when they were celebrating Eidul Azha on Wednesday. The indiscriminate firing with machine guns and heavy shelling was continued with intervals even on Friday.
The roof of a house also caved in with a bang as Indian border troops resorted to heavy shelling in the otherwise peaceful areas. Another two houses located in the Umaranwali village in Pasroor Sector were badly damaged. Veterinary teams were busing in providing medical treatment to several animals which also came under fire as the gunfire was continuing till Friday night.
A senior official of the Chenab Rangers told reporters here that a Rangers Jawan Israr Ahmed was martyred as a result of BSF firing in Chaprar Sector on Thursday. 29-year-old Israr, a resident of Okara district, left a baby girl and a widow among the mourners.
Local residents were busy in routine activities when Indian BSF opened indiscriminate fire on a Pasroor village Friday, killing a civilian, Sajjad.