FO summons Indian commisioner over LoC violation
Islamabad (Web Desk): The Foreign Office summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P.Singh on Friday over the violation of ceasefire along LoC last day which killed a civilian.
Foreign Office stated in a press release that the man named Zafar Iqbal was killed on March 1, while his wife and child were injured when Indian troops fired in Bhimber.
Furthermore, FO told the Indian diplomat that despite calls for restraint, his country continued to indulge in ceasefire violations.
According to the reports, in 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 335 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, resulting in the shahadat of 15 innocent civilians and injuries to 65 others.
This unprecedented rise in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces has adjudicated more than 1970 ceasefire violations.
Foreign Office urged that the Indian side should permit United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions.