5 lakh announced for each victim of border firing

Sialkot: The Punjab government has announced Rs.0.5 million financial compensation for each martyred by Indian shelling in Sialkot border villages and Rs.75000 for each injured person here.

Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Dr. Farrukh Naveed told this while talking to the newsmen here on Saturday.

DC added that as many as nine persons have yet been martyred and forty seven others were injured seriously during the last three days by the unprovoked intensified mortar shelling by Indian Border Security Forces (BSF)on Sialkot border villages targeting the civilian population there along the Sialkot Working Boundary here…