Pakistan summons Indian envoy


Pakistan on Saturday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad over fresh ceasefire violations on the Line of Control. Pakistan claimed that three civilians were killed while as three were injured in the cross LoC flareup.

The Foreign Office said in a statement that Director General Mohammad Faisal (South Asia and Saarc Desk), summoned Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned the “unprovoked” ceasefire violation by Indian forces on Saturday in Chirikot and Satwal sectors.

The Indian envoy was told that “deliberate” targeting of civilians was condemnable and contrary to international human rights and laws.

The Indian side was urged to respect the 2003 ceasefire and probe the incident and maintain peace on the LoC.



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