MUZAFFARABAD: An unprovoked firing by the Indian army on the Line of Control (LoC) has killed an eight-year-old boy on Monday night.
According to Pakistan Army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), eight years old boy Ayan belonged to Jajot village of Azad Kashmir along the LoC, became the target of Indian brutality.
Indian brutality takes life of an eight year old boy Ayan of Jajot village along LOC. Use of Pellet guns in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and blatant targeting of innocent unarmed civilians across LOC exposes true Indian face.#IndianTerrorism pic.twitter.com/7tRpyY5TKx
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 19, 2018
On February 11, three civilians including two women were injured in Indian firing along the LoC in Battal, Hot Spring and Khuiratta sectors.
Unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India has been continuing since the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed more than 19,00 ceasefire violations. In 2018, Indian forces have committed more than 150 violations, prompting a befitting response from the Pakistani side.