Two teenager killed in Indian cross border shelling: Police

Two teenagers were killed and one other was injured in Azad Jammu and Kashmir when Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) early Monday morning, a senior police official said.

The casualties occurred in Tatta Pani sector of southern Kotli district where shelling began after 5:45.

“Indian troops started [shelling] without any provocation, and also targeted the civilian populations.

 Asad, 18, died after being hit by the splinters of a shell in Bhabra village whereas Waqar, 18, was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries at DHQ Kotli.

Another teenager, Shabaz, 17 was critically injured in Hillan village.

“The shelling has stopped now, but who knows when they  will resume it again.

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