FO protests with India over ceasefire violations


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today lodged a strong protest with India against unprovoked firing by Indian security forces along the Working Boundary and the Line of Control (LoC).


Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to Foreign Office and protest was lodged against the unprovoked Indian firing at Harpal Sector due to which a Pakistani Civilian Muhammad Shareef was martyred, a statement by Foreign Office said.

Indian Security Forces also resorted to unprovoked firing at Jandrot, Nakyal and Karela Sectors, as a result of which one more civilian embraced martyrdom and four civilian were injured.

The Deputy High Commissioner was conveyed Pakistan’s concern over the continuous unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian security forces along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary.

Pakistan urged India to immediately stop the violations and observe the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding.