RAWALPINDI: A woman and boy were martyred as Indian army resorted to unprovoked fire in Hotsprings and Kotkotera Sectors along Line of Control (LOC) targeting civil population, said an Inter-Services Public Relations press release here on Sunday.

The ISPR said that the woman named Nasreen Bibi, age 45 years and a young boy Muhammad Zahid son of Shabbair Ahmed, age 12 years embraced martyrdom in the firing.

Another civilian Sonia Bibi sustained serious injuries due to unprovoked Indian firing. Pakistan Army troops responded effectively and targeted those posts which initiated fire, said the ISPR.

Intermittent firing is still taking place, added the ISPR.