District: (Indian BSF resorts to unprovoked firing on Sialkot border villages)


SIALKOT: Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing here on Sialkot border villages in Phookaliyaan Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary.

According to the senior officials of Punjab Rangers (PR), the Indian BSF started unprovoked firing with small and big weapons on Sialkot border villages in Phookaliyaan Sector early on Wednesday morning, which remained continue till after noon intermittently.

Indian BSF targeted the civilian population there. Several houses were reportedly damaged by Indian firing. Indian BSF also fired several mortar shells there, out of which some mortal shells landed into local fields and could not explode.

The Punjab Rangers retaliated effectively in befitting manner with matching calibre fires, making the Indian guns silent, the Punjab (PR) Rangers officials added. No injury or any loss of life was reported, the Punjab Rangers officials confirmed.