Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Monday, summoned a Indian senior Indian diplomat to register Pakistan’s protest over ceasefire violations (CFVs) by Indian forces along Line of Control (LOC).
According to the statement issued by Foreign Office, the Indian occupation 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, and so far 1,595 CFVs have been committed by Indian troops this year.
As per the details, five civilians were injured in unprovoked cross-border shelling by Indian troops in Nikial Sector of the LOC. The injured include 10-year old Junaid, 7-year old Aryan, 70-year old Jahan Begum, 50-year old Zubaida Bibi and 15-year old Kamran Shafique.
Additionally, the foreign office highlighted the fact that 14 civilians have been martyred, and 121 civilians have received critical injuries due to unprovoked indiscriminate Indian cross-border shelling.
The Indian side has been urged to respect and adhere to 2003 Ceasefire Agreement between the two countries aimed at ensuring sustainable peace and minimizing the loss of lives and property in border areas.