UN Military Observers Group to ascertain Pak claim of Indian firing


Lahore: A ‘fact finding mission’ was launched by a UN Military Observers Group to ascertain Pakistan’s claim that India had resorted to ‘unprovoked firing’ on the Jammu and Kashmir border.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan’s military media wing, the UNMOGIP military officers visited the most effected villages today on working boundary near Sialkot due to Indian unprovoked shelling /firing.

The officers of the UNMOGIP flew by Helicopter into the area of Sialkot which is situated some 100 kilometers from Lahore and visited Saleh Pur , Chaprar and Malane in Chaprar sector.

The officials met the wounded civilians and witnessed the damage inflicted upon the civilian structures of the area.

 According to the release the Civilians of the area also narrated firsthand accounts of the incidents.

It said “The UNMOGIP observers are also offered full access in Pakistan to investigate and bring the facts in front of the world.”