LOC violation: India accused of unprovoked firing

India’s Border Security Force allegedly opened fire on a man when he accidentally crossed the border


Our Correspondent August 01, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gultari sector, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday. Earlier, on July 23, the working boundary between India and Pakistan was violated when one person was killed in Shakargarh sector on the Pakistani side. India’s Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly opened fire on a man identified as Iftikhar when he accidentally crossed the border. Before that on July 20, a similar violation took place when another man was killed in Mirajke after the BSF allegedly opened fire. India had said that the recent ceasefire violations.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 1st, 2014.

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