ISLAMABAD: Eight people were martyred including one women and 47 injured due to Indian firing at Working Boundary on Friday.
After the incident, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited working boundary and Rangers Headquarter and was briefed about latest situation, said DG ISPR Asim Saleem Bajwa.
The Army Chief appreciated high morale of deployed troops and civilian and commended Rangers’ befitting response.
The COAS said, India has blatantly violated cease fire along Working Boundary and LOC.
He said India crossed all limits to terrorize Pakistani civilian population disregarding international conventions and norms.
“We can sense definite linkage between terrorism being sponsored by India in various parts of Pakistan and belligerence along LOC”.
He said Indian firing and violation targeting civilians is highly unprofessional, unethical, irresponsible and cowardly act.
The Army Chief later visited CMH Sailkot to inquire about the health of injured civilians and directed concerned authorities to ensure best possible treatment.
The injured include 24 women and 11 children.