Pakistan targets civilians on Indian side, 8 killed in heavy firing

Representative image of a mortar shell.

At least 8 civilians were killed today in Pakistan’s heavy mortar shelling in Samba and RS Pura sectors along the International Border and along the LoC in Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir.

Five civilians were killed and at least one dozen others injured seriously Samba and R.S.Pura sectors.

As per reports, two women were killed in Pakistan’s shelling in Manjakote sector along LoC this afternoon.

File photo of Pakistani soldier on border.

File photo of Pakistani soldier on border.

Heavy exchange of gunfire between Indian and Pakistani troops was on along the Line of Control since this morning.

As per reports, the heavy exchange of gunfire between Indian BSF and Pakistani Rangers was continuing in Arnia area of R.S.Pura and Ramgarh area of Samba sector since this morning.

The casualties have taken place in Ramgarh area as Pakistani mortar shells are landing in the residential areas.

Injured are still being evacuated and send to hospitals in Jammu region.

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