Ceasefire violation


After a nightmarish November that shell-slaughtered six of their clan members including a seven-year-old boy, distraught denizens of militarized towns and hamlets of Uri now fear the numbing winter.  Lapping her seventeen-day-old daughter Areeba inside a mournful home in Uri’s Sultan Deki, Shazia looks as deserted as death. The 28-year-old mother’s dirges in the forlorn, foggy, frosty heights of war-torn Line of Control (LOC) hamlet make a howling sound. This frontline grieving makes her tribe…