Civilian martyred in Indian firing along LoC

Published: September 4, 2018
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According to the military’s media wing, civilian Abdul Rauf embraced shahadat owing to unprovoked Indian firing on the civil population in Kotkoterra Sector. PHOTO: AFP/FIle

According to the military’s media wing, civilian Abdul Rauf embraced shahadat owing to unprovoked Indian firing on the civil population in Kotkoterra Sector. PHOTO: AFP/FIle

A civilian was martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday.

According to the military’s media wing, civilian Abdul Rauf embraced shahadat owing to unprovoked Indian firing on the civil population in Kotkoterra Sector.

The statement added that the victim was grazing animals when he was targetted by the Indian regime.

Elderly man martyred in Indian firing along LoC

Pakistan has repeatedly condemned increasing ceasefire violations by Indian forces due to which, several civilians have lost their lives.

Islamabad has been urging New Delhi to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement, investigate the incidents of ceasefire violations, instruct Indian forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC. However, the violation of the truce has still been continuing.

Pakistan and India both claim Kashmir, and have fought two of their three wars over the Himalayan region, which they have disputed since partition and independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

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