Two killed in India-Pak border firing

August 23, 2014 - 1:02:23 pm

ISLAMABAD: Firing by Indian security forces security along the working border on Saturday killed at least two people including a woman, and injured four others in Sialkot, Pakistan's DawnNews reported.

In Charwa and Chaparral sectors of Sialkot, heavy weapons and mortar shells were fired early in the morning.

Chenab Rangers retaliated, and the exchange of fire continued till 7am.

Military official sources said that unprovoked firing by Indian troops on working boundary near Sialkot has been continuing for the past many weeks.

Ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and working border between Pakistan and India continue intermittently, with casualties reported on both sides of the border.

Separately, Times of India reported that early on Saturday two people lost their lives while several were injured in an exchange of fire initiated by the Pakistani side on the Border Security Force posts in the Jammu district. (QNA)