Pakistan accuses India of killing boy, 2, in Kashmir
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistani authorities on Friday accused the Indian army of cross-border shelling that killed a toddler and wounded five other civilians in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
"A two-year-old boy who was wounded in shelling by Indian troops has died at hospital, while five other wounded persons in Kotli district are still under treatment," said local administration official Masood-ur-Rehman.
He said that three women and two men were also injured in the cross-border shelling in village of Rud Karthar on the Line of Control in Kotli district.
A Pakistani military official also confirmed the death and injuries to the civilians, saying they were the result of mortar shelling by the Indian forces.