52 cattle killed in Indian forces heavy firing

SIALKOT: As many as 52 cattle including buffaloes, cows, goats and donkeys were killed during the overnight’s indiscriminate intensified heavy shelling on Pakistani villages in Charwah Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary here. It was the eighth day of Indian unprovoked firing on bordering villages here Wednesday. The heavy mortar shells hit the dozens of the cattle sheds, killing the cattle there.

According to the senior officials of the Chenab Rangers, Indian Border Security Forces used heaving machine guns, besides, firing mortar shells due to which as many as 52 cattle were killed. The Indian firing continued the whole of the last night (the night between Tuesday and Wednesday). However, no human casualty or injury was reported. While, several mortar shells fired by BSF fell into the fields in the surrounding villages which could not be exploded, said the senior officials of the Chenab Rangers

The Chenab Rangers retaliated effectively and responded in befitting manner, forcing the Indian guns to silence.

The harvesting of the paddy and other seasonal crops remained suspended for the last ten days in Sialkot bordering villages Bajwat, Chaprar, Sucheetgarh and Shakargarh Sectors due to indiscriminate heavy Indian shelling there.

This indiscriminate firing by Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) had created panic and harassment among the local people in Sialkot bordering villages Bajwat, Chaparral, Charwah, Bajra Garhi, Jhumiyaan Dalaalan, Looni, Kheri, Jang More, Patoli Barahmnaan, Sanoti, Seekhiyaan and surrounding areas along the Sialkot Working Boundary here.

The most of the people living in these villages had already vacated their houses due to week-long Indian shelling and they had already shifted to the safer places with their cattle and necessary luggage.