SIALKOT: The visiting students and teachers of local university on Sunday expressed grave concern over the targeting of civilian population in Sialkot border villages by Indian Border Security Forces(BSF).
The urged the government to take a very bold stance against the Indian border aggression, besides taking up and highlighting the issue of BSF’s hostilities and unprovoked heavy shelling along the Sialkot Working Boundary on all the international forums.
They also urged the World to take serious notice of the Indian BSF hostilities and killings of the innocent Pakistani citizens by targeting the civilian population in Sialkot border villages along the Sialkot Working Boundary.
A delegation of students and senior teachers of a university visited Indian shelling hit Sialkot border villages Joiyaan, Umeraanwali, Raja Harpal, Dhamaala and Charwah along the Sialkot Working Boundary after meeting the local Indian shelling affectees.
They met with the local Indian shelling affected people and knew their problems being faced by them after the recent spells of unprovoked heavy mortal shelling by the Indian BSF.
During their day-long visit, the students were flanked by Sialkot based senior journalists and senior officials of the Chenab Rangers.
The students termed the Indian shelling on Sialkot border villages along the Sialkot Working Boundary a well-planned international anti Pakistan conspiracy and said that Indian BSFwere killing the innocent Pakistani citizens by targeting the civilian population, violating all the international laws.
The students and senior teachers expressed complete solidarity with the Indian shelling affected people of Sialkot, armed forces of Pakistan and the Chenab Rangers. They said the armed forces of Pakistan had the full capabilities to defend the every inch of the Motherland.
Earlier, Sector Commander Chenab Rangers Sialkot Brig Waseem gave a detailed briefing to the visiting students and their teachers about the recent border seas fire violations by Indian BSFalong the Sialkot Working Boundary.
Brig Waseem revealed that as many as 11 Pakistani citizens including three Jawans of the Chenab Rangers were killed and more than 38 people were injured seriously by unprovoked heavy shelling on Sialkot border villages by Indian BSF during the month of October 2014.
He said Indian massive shelling also killed hundreds of the cattle, besides, badly damaging hundreds of the houses of local people and their seasonal crops as well.
Brig Waseem said that Indian BSF fired more than 31,872 heavy mortar shells on Sialkot border villages, targeting civilian population, during five days long consecutive spell of war aggression in October 2014. He said that the number of these heavy mortar shells was much higher than the shells fired by the Indian Forces during the 1971 Indo-Pak War.