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International community should take notice of Indian firing at LoC: Gandapur

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur on Tuesday urged the international community to take notice of unprovoked firming across Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian troops.      Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, Ali Amin Gandapur said that the continuous ceasefire violations on the LoC by the Indian troops posed a serious threat to regional peace. He asked the world community to take notice of atrocities and human rights violation by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. Earlier,…

Pakistan summons Indian envoy, protests over unprovoked LoC firing

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner and protested against unprovoked firing by Indian forces at the Line of Control (LoC), ARY News reported. According to Foreign Office Spokesman, Director General South Asia and SAARC summoned the Acting Indian deputy high commissioner and handed over him a protest note from Pakistan over firing at the LoC. In unprovoked firing of Indian forces at Neelum Valley on the LoC yesterday a woman was martyred and nine civilians were…

LoC firing martyr Usman Arshad’s funeral prayers offered in Dunyapur

ISLAMABAD: Funeral prayers of Pakistan Army soldier, Usman Arshad who embraced martyrdom in cross-border shelling by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC), have been performed on Wednesday in his native village of Dunyapur's Chak 360. A large number of people including martyr's relatives, colleagues and military officials attended the last rites. Pak Army personnel presented Guard of Honour to the martyred soldier. The martyred sepoy had joined Pakistan Army’s Baloch Regiment three years back. “Usman’s…

No Indian soldier crossed over LOC, Pakistan Army tells India

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Tuesday categorically denied the Indian claim that an Indian soldier crossed over Line Of Control (LoC) on Monday during an attack in which three Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom, ARY News reported. On Monday night, at least three Pakistani soldiers were martyred in intense cross-border shelling by Indian troops along LoC. Later a number of Indian media outlets started claiming that an Indian soldier entered Pakistani territory during the attack. Taking notice of baseless…

Six-year-old girl among two injured in firing by Indian forces at LoC

RAWALPINDI: In the latest incident of cross-border firing, two people, including a six-year-old girl, were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing from across the border at the restive Line of Control (LoC). The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, said Indian forces targeted urban population near Rawla Poonch Crossing point, which resulted in injuries to six-year-old, Aeqa and 45-year old Ramzan. It said the Pakistan military responded befittingly, silencing the Indian…

Pakistan lodges strong protest with Indian HC over LoC firing

ISLAMABAD: Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh was summoned to the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Monday and a strong protest was lodged with him over the recent Indian firing at the Line of Control (LoC). The Foreign Office said the deliberate targeting of civilians on the part of Indian troops was indeed condemnable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws. Pakistan urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire agreement, investigate the incidents of ceasefire…