Three Pakistani mortyred & 5 injured by Indian Forces firingJuly 15, 2015
SIALKOT:As many as three Pakistani citizens were martyred and five other persons including two women were injured by the unprovoked intensified mortar shelling of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Sialkot border villages in Chaprar Sector of Working Boundary here Thursday. More than 15 cattle were also killed by Indian shelling.
According to the details, the Pakistani people in Sialkot border villages of Chaprar sector were having Sehari , when the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) started unprovoked intensified mortar shelling on Sialkot border villages in Chaprar Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary here at 02:00 am, which remained continued for three consecutive hours till05:00 am, targeting the civilian population there.
In village Saalehpur-Chaprar, a local farmer Rahat Mehmood (58) son of Abdul Aziz was standing on the roof top of his house to take fresh breath after saying Fajar Prayer, when, some mortar shells fired by Indian BSF , killing him on the spot. He was the father of four minor children.
In village Riasmaan-Chaprar, a local farmer Muhamamd Boota (60) son of Imam Din was feeding his cattle at a small sized Havelli adjacent to his house, when the heavy mortar shells fired by Indian BSF hit him killing him on the spot. His one buffalo, one cow and two goats were also killed there. He was also the father of four minor children.
In village Malaana-Nandpur-Chaprar, a local farmer Ghulam Mustafa (46) son Sadiq Hussain was sitting in the courtyard after Sehari and was preparing to say Fajar Prayer, when the mortar shells fired by Indian BSF hit him badly, killing him on the spot. He was the father of three minor children.
Five other persons including two women were also injured seriously by Indian shelling. The names of the injured are: Mohammad Boota (44) son of Mohammad Hussain, his brother Mohammad Arshad (42) in village Jhumiyaan Gujjaraan, Saleema Bibi (55) wife of Abdul Aziz in village Saalehpur-Chaprar, Mohammad Aslam (46) in village Raismaan and Shahida Bibi (35) wife of Sajjad Hussain in Saalehpur-Patwal.
The injured were admitted at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Sialkot, where the condition of Shahida Bibi was stated to be critical.
More than 15 cattle including cows, buffaloes and goats were also killed by Indian shelling in Sialkot border villages of Chaprar sector here today.
The martyred Pakistani citizens, after this noon, were laid to rest in their native graveyards in Sialkot border villages Raismaan, Saalehpur, Malaana-Nandpur here today. A large number of the people attended their funerals held there separately.
Local grieved families and heirs of the Pakistani citizens, martyred by Indian mortar shelling, today, staged anti India protest demonstrations by placing the dead bodies in villages’ Chowks. They lodged their strong protest against the Indian BSF hostilities in Sialkot border villages along the Sialkot Working Boundary here today. They also chanted anti-India slogans there.
They urged the Pakistan government to take up the burning nasty issue of Indian BSF mounting hostilities along Sialkot Working Boundary to the UNO and all the other main international forums.
Local MNA Ch. Armughan Subhani flanked by Sufi Mohammad Ishaq, today, visited the Indian shelling hit these border villages in Chaprar Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary. He deeply condoled with the grieved families of the said martyred Sialkot villagers. He strongly condemned the brutal killings of Pakistani villagers in Sialkot border villages by the Indian unprovoked shelling of Indian BSF there.
MNA Ch. Armughan Subhani told that several houses of the local villagers were also badly damaged by unprovoked mortar shelling on Sialkot border villages in Chaprar Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary here today. He said that the boundary walls, roof top walls, roofs and streets walls in these villages were badly damaged by the Indian mortar shells there.
Several heavy mortar shells fired by Indian BSF landed into local fields and could not explode, he added.
According to the senior officials of the Punjab Rangers, the Punjab Rangers retaliated instantly and effectively in befitting manners, making the Indian guns silent, in this regard.
On Wednesday, the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) had also shelled the Sialkot border villages in Bajwat and Phookaliyaan Sectors of Sialkot Working Boundary, targeting the civilian population there, besides, badly damaging several houses of the local villagers there.
MNA Ch. Armughan Subhani said that the Pakistan has lodged a strong protest against the brutal killings of Pakistani citizens by unprovoked mortar shelling of Indian BSF.