Jammu: Three civilians were injured on Friday morning when Pakistan resorted to heavy shelling on the International Border in Hiranagar sector in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The victims — two girls and a man — were injured due to mortar shell splinters in Lallai Chak village.
Heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan Rangers continued till 6 am, in Lallai Chak, Pansar, Pahadpur and Londi villages where shells damaged over two dozen houses.
Over a dozen cattle have also perished in these villages.
Reports said that over 400 families have migrated from these areas to safer locations.
The entire population of Abdullian village in R S Pura sector has also migrated after Pakistan Rangers targeted civilian and Border Security Forces facilities in the area during the last five days.
Updated Date: Oct 28, 2016 09:36 AM