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Pakistan Summons Indian diplomat to protest against ceasefire violations


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Nov, 2020. 03:23 pm
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Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to register Islamabad’s strong protest over recent violations by Indian forces along the restive Line of Control (LoC).

According to the details, spokesperson FO Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry 55-year-old Muhammad Bashi, a resident of Tari Band village in Rakhchikri Sector was martyred while 23-year-old Naveed Iqbal, 45-year-old Farzana Kausar and 19-year-old Tayyabah Kausar, residents of Samni village Khanjar Sector, sustained serious injuries due to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian forces.

The Spokesperson said the Indian forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary have been continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-caliber mortars and automatic weapons.

Let it be known that Indian Army troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rakhchikri and Khanjar Sectors of Kashmir along the restive Line of Control (LoC) targeting the civilian population. According to the media wing of Pakistan Military, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR),  Indian Army troops committed ceasefire violations in Rakhchikri and Khanjar Sectors along LOC targeting a civil population with rockets and mortars in Tari Band and Samahni villages.

“Pakistan Army troops responded effectively to Indian firing,” the ISPR said.

ISPR had said in a statement that one citizen embraced shahadat, three civilians including two women got injured.

This year, India has committed 2660 ceasefire violations to date, resulting in 20 martyrdoms and serious injuries to 203 innocent civilians.

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