Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over LoC ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: (HRNW) Pakistan on Monday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to the Foreign Office to register a strong protest over the ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on July 12, injuring six civilians.

According to a release issued from the Foreign Office, indiscriminate and unprovoked Indian firing in Rakhchikri and Khuiratta Sectors of the Line of Control (LoC), resulted in the injuries of six innocent civilians including two women and an 11-year-old girl.

The injured civilians were residents of Kirni, Jijot Bahadar, and Jagalpal village, it said.

The foreign office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said that the Indian forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) have been continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-caliber mortars, and automatic weapons.

“This year, India has committed 1659 ceasefire violations to date, resulting in the martyrdom of 14 people and serious injuries to 129 civilians,” said the spokesperson.

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