JAMMU: Situation worsens in border areas after continuous shelling by Pak rangers. Earlier today, a mother-in-law, daughter in law duo got killed after recieving serious injuries. The incident took place in forward LoC area at Panjgrain, which is around 30 okms away from the border.
35 year old, Maqbool beghum W/o Mohammad Zameer and 49 year old, Sultan Begum W/o Sarfaraz Khan succumbed to their injuries after being hit by mortar from cross border.
Maqbool Beghum has three daughters, Rifat, raveena, Subina who are all less than 10 years of age. U4Uvoice is the first to report from spot.
Seven civilians, among them five women, were killed and 15 others were injured on Tuesday as Pakistan troopers bombarded several areas of Jammu and Kashmir with heavy mortar shells, triggering mass migration from dozens of frontier villages near here, officials said.
The officials said five civilians were killed in Ramgarh of the frontier district of Samba on the International Border and two others lost their lives in Rajouri on the Line of Control — the de facto border that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
A police spokesperson said the dead in the Ramgarh sector included a girl, 16, and two other women. A total of 15 more civilians were injured in the shelling from across the border.
“All the injured civilians have been shifted to hospital,” the spokesperson said. At least two dozen head of cattle have also perished. The police official said Pakistan Rangers indiscriminately targeted civilian areas and defence facilities in Ramgarh since morning. “The BSF is retaliating effectively and heavy shelling and firing exchanges are going on.”