MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister (PM) Raja Farooq Haider Khan on Sunday said that Indian cowardice acts are increasing at Cease Fire line with each passing day.
In a statement, Raja Farooq Haider said urged UN secretary general to take serious notice of unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC).
He said that more than 6,00,000 population resides close to the Ceasefire Line (CFL), adding Indian troops are using cluster ammunition from across the dividing line, which is a crime under Cluster Ammunition Convention and international laws.
The AJK PM said over six lakh population reside close to CFL. He strongly condemned Indian firing at different sectors which claims martyrdom of 6 civilians and injuring 8 others. Five martyrs belong to district Muzaffarabad and one to district Neelum.
He said Indian cowardice acts are increasing at Cease Fire line with each passing day and the increasing tension between two countries posed a serious threat to peace of the region. He said India is creating war like situation on CFL to divert the world attention from its massive human rights violations in the occupied valley.
Farooq Haider said Indian troops are using light, heavy weapons and sniper guns to target civilians. He appealed international community to make India accountable for sheer violation of international laws and agreements.
He paid tributes to the valiant armed forces and people who are rendering matchless sacrifices for protesting mother land from Indian aggression and expressed sympathy with bereaved families.
Earlier in the day, nine soldiers
of the Indian army were killed and many others injured when Pakistan Army troops gave a befitting response to Indian ceasefire violations in Jura, Shahkot and Nousehri Khuiratta and Kotkhetera Tatta Pani sectors along the Line of Control (LoC).
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) the Director General on Sunday, at least six civilians and a Pakistani soldier were martyred as Indian troops resorted to indiscriminate and ruthless shelling from across the LoC in AJK. Officials said that nine other civilians were injured, adding that this was the highest death toll in 2019 in a single day of Indian shelling from across the dividing line.