Islamabad: Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India against the unprovoked ceasefire violations on October 19-20, 2016, by the Indian security forces at the Line of Control in Karela sector of Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in the death of one civilian.
The Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan JP Singh was called in by the Director General (SA and SAARC) today. Twelve civilians including children and women were injured as a result of the Indian fire.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan, in press release said, “It was conveyed that the Indian side must investigate the incident and share the findings with Pakistan, India must instruct its troops to respect the Ceasefire, in letter and spirit, refrain from intentionally targeting the villages and maintain peace and stability on the LoC.
Pakistan notes with deep concern that during the last couple of months, there have been a number of ceasefire violations from the Indian side on the LoC and the working boundary.”