A 4 year-old boy was killed and four other civilians were injured by Indian shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday.
Deputy Commissioner Neelum Raja Mahmood Shahid told that the 4 year-old victim, Hussain Mir, was killed in Bantil village when the Indian forces started shelling earlier today.
The innocent boy was hit by shrapnel from a mortar shell in the first bout of shelling while he was standing in the courtyard of their house. He died on the spot.
Bantil is part of revenue village Tehjiyan and 5 kilometres away from Dudhnial. Both Tehjiyan and Dudhnial had suffered damages from Indian shelling on Friday as well.
In Rakhchikri sector, 2 men, aged 26 years and 70 years respectively, were injured from Indian shelling, police official Raja Khalid Kiani told.
Meanwhile, in Poonch district, a 14-year-old boy was critically injured after shelling started in the area at about 6:30pm, police official Abdul Wudood said.”
Early in the morning, a fifty 50-year-old woman was injured in Gaahi Barhu village of Samahni sector in the southernmost Bhimber district, according to Senior Superintendent of Police Bhimber Mir Abid.
The Nakyal sector of Kotli district was also being indiscriminately shelled by Indian troops the residents said, adding that there were no reports about casualties.