Three more civilians injured in Indian firing along LoC

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Three more civilians including two women sustained serious injuries in indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian forces in Hotspring Sector of the Line of Control (LoC) on September 13 night.

The injured percens including 27-year-old Naema Akhtar, 24-year-old Zaeen Akhtar, and 16-year-old Arbaz Ali are residents of Sehra Village.

The Indian forces have committed 2,245 ceasefire violations to date in 2020, resulting in 18 shahadats (martyrdom) and serious injuries to 180 innocent civilians.

To register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the LoC, a senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Monday.LoC - Three more civilians including two women sustained serious injuries in indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian forces in Hotspring Sector of the Line of Control (LoC) on September 13 night. The injured persons including 27-year-old Naema Akhtar, 24-year-old Zaeen Akhtar, and 16-year-old Arbaz Ali are residents of Sehra Village. The Indian forces have committed 2,245 ceasefire violations to date in 2020, resulting in 18 shahadats (martyrdom) and serious injuries to 180 innocent civilians. To register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the LoC, a senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Monday. Condemning the deplorable targeting of innocent civilians by the Indian forces, it was underscored that such senseless acts are in clear violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, and are also against all established humanitarian norms and professional military conduct. The Indian side was called upon to respect the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, investigate this and other such incidents of deliberate ceasefire violations and maintain peace along the LoC and the Working Boundary.

Condemning the deplorable targeting of innocent civilians by the Indian forces, it was underscored that such senseless acts are in clear violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, and are also against all established humanitarian norms and professional military conduct.

The Indian side was called upon to respect the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, investigate this and other such incidents of deliberate ceasefire violations and maintain peace along the LoC and the Working Boundary.