KUPWARA: Tumina village in Chowkibal area of Kupwara district is still mourning killing of a seven year old boy.
Zeyan Bashir was killed after a shrapnel of mortar shell allegedly fired by Pakistan army sliced through his head on Sunday.
Her ill fated mother was just a few meters away, when the minor boy fell on ground and collapsed.
Also a boy and a woman were also killed in Sunday’s unprovoked shelling in adjacent Chowkibal village, triggering immense insecurity among villagers. Some houses were damaged in shelling.
Reeling under the impact of cross border shelling for last many years, the border residents appealed India and Pakistan to hold peace talks and put an end to violence.