Firing (BSF resorted unprovoked firing in Sialkot border)

SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Saturday resorted unprovoked intensified firing on Sialkot border villages in Bajwat sector of Sialkot Working Boundary targeting the civilian population .

According to the senior officials of the Punjab Rangers (PR), the Indian BSF targeted the civilian population in Sialkot border villages in Bajwat Sector with small and big weapons early in Saturday morning by again violating the Ceasefire Accord. Indian firing remained continued almost the whole of the day (Saturday) intermittently.

According to the local people, the Indian BSF also fired several heavy mortar shells there, badly damaging the several houses there. Several mortar shells also landed in the local fields which could not explode there.

The Punjab Rangers retaliated effectively in befitting manners, making the Indian guns silent, the senior PR officials added.

No loss of life or any injury was reported; the PR officials confirmed.