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Pakistan summons India’s deputy high commissioner over LoC firing

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Thursday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces in the night of 10th and 11th May, 2017, ARY News reported.

The foreign office urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding and investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC.

“The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed condemnable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws,” read the statement issued by the foreign office.

The Indian forces had resorted to unprovoked firing on Line of Control (LoC) in Tandar, Subzkot, Khuiratta, Baroh, Bagsar, Khanjar sectors, resulting in the shahadat (martyrdom) of one civilian Muhammad Rizwan resident of village Subzkot and injuries to two others including a lady, Willayat Bibi resident of village Subzkot and Abdul Aziz resident of village Tain in Khuiratta sector.




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