SIALKOT: Two people suffered injuries in unprovoked Indian shelling in Harpal and Charwah sectors of Sialkot Working Boundary here on Thursday.
According to a Punjab Rangers official, farmer Afzaal Shabir (35) was working in his fields at Meraajkey-Kingra village in Charwah sector when the Indian Border Security Force fired bullets at 1:56pm. The bullets hit him on his legs and arms, causing him critical injuries.
In the second incident, the BSF targeted villages in Harpal sector as a result a mentally-challenged person, Mushtaq Ahmed (45), of Lungay-Pasrur suffered critical injuries.
The injured were shifted to Sialkot Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in a critical condition.
Punjab Rangers responded effectively, making the Indian guns silent, said the official.
Published in Dawn, January 18th, 2019