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At least five civilians killed and two were injured as Pakistani army targeted villages along the Line of Control in Balakote sector, Jammu’s Poonch district on Sunday.
Due to shelling from across in Balakote sector of Poonch 5 civilians of a family died & 2 are injured who are being shifted to hospital.— Shesh Paul Vaid (@spvaid) March 18, 2018
The official said Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars along the LoC, deliberately targeting villages in Balakote area.
The spokesman said the unprovoked firing and condemnable action by Pakistani Army had caused serious injuries to the civilians and added that army was retaliating.
The firing was still on at the time this report was filed.