RAWALPINDI: A 13-year-old girl was injured in Azad Jammu and Kashmir in a new ceasefire violation by Indian troops from the other side of the control line (LoC), said the Department of Public Relations (ISPR) .
According to the military media wing, Indian troops resorted to the unprovoked fire of heavy weapons, including mortars along the LoC in the Neza Pir sector, which deliberately targeted the civilian population.
The girl suffered injuries after a mortar shell landed on her house in the area. Rescue officials transferred the injured girl to nearby medical facilities for treatment.
Meanwhile, Pakistani troops responded to Indian shooting in an appropriate manner and silenced Indian weapons.
Read more: Women, children among 10 injured in Indian shooting at LoC: ISPR
Earlier on February 10, at least 10 citizens, including two women and children, suffered injuries due to unprovoked shots by Indian forces in areas near the Control Line (LoC).
According to a press release of Public Relations between Services (ISPR), the Indian forces had reestablished the firings not caused by heavy weapons in the Jandrot and Nakyal sectors throughout the LoC, injuring women and children.
The injured had been transferred to the nearby health unit for treatment. Pakistani forces had also responded to the enemy fire and killed an Indian soldier.