Army chief vows befitting response to fresh ceasefire violations by Indian troops

Indian provocations are threat to regional peace and stability, says Gen Qamar while visiting forward troops along LoC


​ News Desk April 29, 2020
Indian provocations are threat to regional peace and stability, says Gen Qamar while visiting forward troops along LoC. SCREENGRAB

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the Indian military shall always get befitting response to ceasefire violations, and vowed to protect innocent civilians along the Line of Control (LoC) and defend honour, dignity and territorial integrity of motherland at all costs.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement on Wednesday, General Bajwa visited forward troops along the LoC and was briefed about the latest situation, Indian troops’ frequent ceasefire violations deliberately targetting innocent civilians and Pakistan Army’s response.



Appreciating operational preparedness and high morale of troops, the COAS lauded officers and men for continued vigilance and professionalism.

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"Blatant atrocities by Indian occupation forces on innocent Kashmiris and unethical targeting of civil population in AJK is unacceptable. Indian provocations are a threat to regional peace and stability," the army chief emphasised.

General Qamar also appreciated the formation for strict adherence to  Covid-19 protocols and proactive assistance to the government of AJK in fighting the coronavirus. "Army will continue to support the national effort against [the] pandemic," he concluded.

Corps Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas received the COAS at the LoC.

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