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Civilian killed in Indian shelling from across LoC

RAWALPINDI: A man was killed when Indian forces resorted to unprovoked shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Khanjar Sector on Monday.  In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said: "In continuation of violation of ceasefire understanding, Indian army resorted to unprovoked firing and targeted civilian population in Khanjar Sector along the Line of Control (LOC)." A civilian namely Guftar Hussain, 51, was martyred in unprovoked mortar shelling by the Indian troops, it added.…

FO lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations along LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner and lodged a strong protest against the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces in Kotkotera Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) that led to the killing of a civilian.  The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian diplomat over the death of an innocent civilian, Abdur Rauf, in Indian firing. “The Indian Forces have carried out more than 2,000 ceasefire violations along the Line of…

Civilian martyred by Indian troops firing along LoC

RAWALPINDI: Indian troops open unprovoked firing along the Line on Control and killed a civilian named Abdul Rauf, said the Inter Services Public Relations. The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the Kotkoterra Sector along the LoC. The individual was grazing animals when he was targeted by Indian troops. Earlier this month, an elderly man was killed when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations from across the LoC in Danna sector targeting civilian population. As a result, 65-year old…

Indian troops kill elderly man along LoC

RAWALPINDI: A 65-year old man was killed when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Danna sector, targeting civilian population. As a result, 65-year old Zulifqar embraced martyrdom in Mouji village, it said and added Pakistan army troops retaliated by targeting the Indian posts indulging in ceasefire violations. Earlier on Aug 8,…

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations along LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to lodge protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC). A day earlier, firing of mortar shells in Bhimber and Samahini sectors resulted in the martyrdom of an innocent civilian, while his wife and child got injured. The Acting Director General South Asia told the Indian envoy that deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity,…

Defence attachés briefed on Indian ‘atrocities’ along LoC

RAWALPINDI: Defence Attachés of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited the restive Line of Control (LoC) along Rawalakot Sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to the ISPR, the military's media wing, the attachés were briefed about Indian atrocities along the LoC and Indian forces' deliberate targeting of civilians. They interacted with the victims of ceasefire violations and gained first-hand knowledge about their sufferings. They were also apprised…

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations along LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to lodge protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).  An eight-year-old boy was killed by cross-border firing by Indian troops in Khuiratta Sector along the restive LoC on Monday. The Foreign Office told the Indian diplomat that despite calls for restraint, his country continued to indulge in ceasefire violations. Indian forces had carried out more than 335 ceasefire…

Indian unprovoked shelling martyrs one civilian, injures two in AJK: ISPR

RAWALPNDI: A civilian was martyred and two children sustained gunshot wounds when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked shelling on the eve of Kashmir Soldiarity Day in two districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. According to army’s media wing, Indian security forces targeted civil population along the Line of Control (LoC) in its latest violation of ceasefire accord. “Indian forces opened unprovoked firing in Nezapir and Rawalkot sectors, targeting the civil…

FO summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations for third straight day

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh for the third straight day to lodge protest over the recent ceasefire violations. In a statement issued, FO spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said the latest ceasefire violation took place in Nikial Sector along Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) late Saturday night. Two innocent villagers Dil Muhammad, aged 33, and Nafeesa, aged 25, were martyred and three others injured as a result of unprovoked Indian firing, FO…

Two civilians martyred, one injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: In a fresh violation of Line of Control (LoC) ceasefire accord, Indian forces targeted a funeral procession in Chaffar village of Chirikot sector killing two Pakistani civilians, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Friday. "Two civilians embraced martyrdom and a woman sustained gunshot injuries as result of unprovoked firing by Indian forces", ISPR said. Pakistan Army retaliated and an Indian soldier killed in an exchange of fire while four to five others wounded, the statement…