SIALKOT

Haneefa Bibi (47) wife of Rehmat Ali who was killed in Indian crossfire, was laid to rest in her native graveyard at bordering Khokhar Chabba-Charwah here on Tuesday.

A large number of people including several senior officials of the Chenab Rangers attended her funeral.

She was killed by the intense Indian shelling, which also badly damaged her house. She was asleep in the courtyard of her house when some heavy shells fired by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) hit her in bordering Khokhar Chabba-Charwah along the Sialkot Working Boundary on Monday.

Local MNA Ch Armughan Subhani, MPA Ch Tariq Akhtar Subhani and Sufi Muhammad Ishaq told that as many as 13 cattle including four cows, three buffalos, two donkeys, a dog and three goats were also killed while dozens of houses and cattle sheds were badly damaged by the unprovoked Indian shelling in bordering villages including Khokhar, Charwah and Harpal along the Sialkot Working Boundary here on Monday.

Five other persons including Muhammad Hussain (52), Azra Bibi (44), Safia Bibi (48), Rukhsana Bibi (23) and Muhammad Jameel (38) were injured seriously in the Indian shelling.

On the occasion, MNA Ch Armughan Subhani and MPA Ch Tariq Akhtar Subhani expressed grave concern over the Indian aggression and strongly condemned the unprovoked shelling on bordering villages and killing of a civilian woman.