Woman dies, 3 injured in rocket attack in PaK

The attack took place when the victims were outdoors in BaigWalaLanjot, a hamlet barely 150 metres away from the LoC in Nakyal sector of Kotli district, during the afternoon, an official said.

TARIQ NAQASH
Muzaffarabad, Publish Date: Apr 8 2018 12:43AM | Updated Date: Apr 8 2018 12:43AM
Woman dies, 3 injured in rocket attack in PaKFile Photo

Pakistani officials on Saturday said that Indian troops shot a rocket launcher from across the Line of Control (LoC), leaving a young woman dead and her two siblings and a cousin critically wounded in a border village of Pakistan administered Kashmir.  

The attack took place when the victims were outdoors in BaigWalaLanjot, a hamlet barely 150 metres away from the LoC in Nakyal sector of Kotli district, during the afternoon, an official said. 

According to Abdul Hameed Kiani, the deputy commissioner of Kotli, 26-year old RubaidaKhayam, daughter of SardarKhayam, died as a result of the attack. The victim's sistersSufaidaKhayam and Zubaiba, and cousin Sumaida Ismail were critically injured.

He said the injured persons had been moved to Kotli's District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital.