Pakistan protests with India over killing of a civilian at LoC

Foreign OfficePakistan protests with India over killing of a civilian at LoC

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Indian Charge d’ Affaires was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Tuesday to register Pakistan’s strong protest over the killing of a 60-year-old civilian, Mr Ghias, resident of Oli village of Kotli district, as a result of firing by the Indian forces.

The incident took place in the Nikial Sector of the Line of Control (LoC) on August 21, 2023.

Emphasizing the need for maintaining peace and tranquillity at the LoC, it was underscored that such acts are in clear violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, reaffirmed in February 2021.

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It was stressed that utmost caution should be exercised by the Indian forces as targeting innocent civilians is contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws.

The Indian side was urged to investigate the incident and respect the Ceasefire Understanding.

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