Pakistan summons Indian diplomat to lodge protest over ceasefire violations

Foreign Office official summons Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations


News Desk November 15, 2017
In 2017, Indian soldiers have carried out more than 1,300 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the WB resulting in the death of 50 innocent civilians and injuries to 165, compared to 382 ceasefire violations in 2016. PHOTO: FILE

Pakistan has summoned the Indian diplomat to lodge protest over the death of an elderly woman in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as a result of ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC).

The Foreign Office's Director General for South Asia and Saarc, Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned on Wednesday Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations in Chirikot Sector, a statement issued by the FO said.

Indian firing along LoC injures child in Azad Kashmir

On Monday, Mehmooda Begum, 75, embraced martyrdom when Indian forces targeted Kakuta village in Chirikot Sector.

In 2017, Indian soldiers have carried out more than 1,300 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) resulting in the death of 50 innocent civilians and injuries to 165, compared to 382 ceasefire violations in 2016.

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