Four children injured by Indian shelling

Published October 15, 2014
SIALKOT: A UNMOGIP team soldier enquires after the health of a child injured in Indian shelling during a visit to the Combined Military Hospital on Tuesday. —APP
SIALKOT: A UNMOGIP team soldier enquires after the health of a child injured in Indian shelling during a visit to the Combined Military Hospital on Tuesday. —APP

MUZAFFARABAD: Four children were injured in Azad Kashmir by Indian shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday evening.

According to deputy commissioner of Kotli Chaudhry Shaukat Ali, Dabsi Narr village in Nakyal sector was hit by Indian firing at about 7pm. One mortar shell landed on a house, injuring Faisal Munir, 15, Yasir Munir, 10, Mehwish Javaid, 9, and Sameer Javaid, 3.

He said the injured were given first aid in the village and later taken to a comparatively safe place.

Know more: Two women among three killed in Indian firing

Earlier in the day, Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhry Barjees Tahir visited Tatta Pani and distributed compensation cheques among some injured persons and the mother of a girl who was killed by Indian shelling.

The minister condemned the unprovoked shelling by Indian forces on civil population. He asked the UN and international community to take notice of the situation.

Published in Dawn, October 15th, 2014

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