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Two villagers injured in Indian firing

February 09, 2002


SIALKOT, Feb 8: Another two Pakistani villagers were injured in firing by Indian security forces on border village Deewanpura of the working boundary’s Bajwat sector here on Friday night.

According to official sources, Allah Rakha, 70, and Liaquat Ali, 15, were sitting in the courtyards of their houses when some stray bullets fired by Indian troops hit them, injuring them seriously. The injured were admitted to the local CMH.

Earlier, two Indian armymen were injured seriously during a retaliation by the Chenab Rangers near the working boundary’s Akhnour sector.