FO summons Indian envoy for ceasefire violations

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal Wednesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner (HC) Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on April 1 and 2.

Dr Faisal, who is also the Director General of South Asia and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) said on April 1, four innocent civilians including Muhammad Yousaf, Muhammad Shahzad, Akbar Jaan and Kousar Parveen were injured in Nezapir, Rakhchikri, Hotspring and Jandrot, Sectors along the LoC, a press release said.

He said on April 2, one innocent civilian Muhammad Attique, an eighteen years old boy and resident of Jugal Pal, was martyred and three women namely Fareeda Begum, Azmat Begum and Rehmat Bibi residents of Jigot Bahadur sustained injuries in Kotkottera and Khuiratta sectors along the LoC.

On the same day, Indian troops intentionally targeted innocent civilians traveling in a civil bus in Bagsar Sector.

This is not only in clear violation of existing arrangement but also unethical and immoral, Foreign Office Spokesperson Faisal said. He said the Indian forces along the LoC and the working boundary are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with heavy weapons.