Saturday, September 18, 2021

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 about activities undertaken by Pakistan army to provide relief to the population of Azad Kashmir.

The heavily militarized Line of Control (LoC), which divides the disputed Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir between Pakistan and India, have been witnessing skirmishes and artillery duels.

According to the Foreign Office, Indian forces have carried out more than 335 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary this year, which resulted in the death of more than 15 innocent civilians and injuries to 65 others.

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