MIRPUR - Two women were seriously injured as India, after a pause of about 24 hours, resumed unprovoked firing on the Line of Control in Havaili district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Monday afternoon.

Indian troops in the latest violation of the ceasefire started firing across the LoC, targeting civilian population in the forward areas in AJK, including Kailer and Naiza Pir sectors.

The unprovoked firing in the border areas was continuing intermittently when last reports came in, the Incharge officer of the Central Control Room, Abdul Hameed Mughal told The Nation Monday night.

“The unprovoked Indian firing on forward village Kairni Mohri in Naiza Pir Sector in Havaili district resulted in injuries to a local woman identified as 40-year-old Shareefan Jan w/o Khalid Lone, resident of the same village,” Mughal said.

“Similarly, another woman identified as Zeenat Bibi, wife of Hssan Din sustained serious wounds” in village Kairni Sharqi (East) located at Naizapir Sector Monday night, Mughal told while updating about the intermittent Indian shelling in Havaili district. Both women were admitted in nearby hospitals. “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to the Indian firing,” said the Inter Services Public Relations.