Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over LoC violation
ISLAMABAD – India’s Charge d’affair Gaurav Ahluwalia was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday to register strong opposition from Pakistan over ceasefire violations by Indian security forces along the Line of Control.
Due to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian occupation army in Tandar sector of LoC, 15-year-old Waleed S / o Muhammad Farid was martyred, while Misbah Begum, 25, Zaheer Abbas, 45, Qasim Sai, 80, and Suleman, 26 consecutively. Serious injuries.
The Foreign Office stated, “Condemning the targeting of innocent civilians by Indian occupation forces, it was underscored that such inane acts are in clear violation of the 2003 ceasefire, and all established humanitarian norms and professional military Are also against conduct. ” a statement.
“These widespread violations of international law reflect continued Indian efforts to elevate the situation on the LoC and are a threat to regional peace and security,” he said.
It added that by increasing tensions with the LoC and the Working Boundary, India cannot divert attention from the serious human rights situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The Indian side was called upon to honor the 2003 ceasefire agreement, investigate such and other incidents of deliberate ceasefire violations and maintain peace along the Line of Control and the WB.
The Indian side was also urged to allow the United Nations Military Observer Group (UNMOGIP) to play its mandatory role in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) as per UN Security Council resolutions.
Indian occupation forces along the LoC and Working Boundary (WB) are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-caliber mortars and automatic weapons.
This year, India has so far committed 2387 ceasefire violations, resulting in the martyrdom and serious injuries of 191 civilians.