Pakistan summons Indian envoy over soldiers’ deaths

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over soldiers’ deaths

ISLAMABAD: The director general of the south asia division at the ministry of foreign affairs in Pakistan, Dr Mohammad Faisal, on Tuesday summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner J P Singh to lodge a formal complaint on the firing incident at the Line of Control on Monday night which resulted in the deaths of Pakistan army soldiers.
Three Pakistan army soldiers were killed in a cross-LoC firing incident in the Thob sector of Bhimber district, the inter-services public relations (ISPR) had reported on Monday evening.
ISPR had identified the slain soldiers as Naik Ghulam Rasool, Naik Imran Zafar and Sepoy Imam Buksh.
Dr Faisal urged the Indian army to respect the 2003 ceasefire agreement, and insisted that an investigation be carried out on the latest and previous ceasefire violations by Indian forces.
—Agencies

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