Woman martyred in unprovoked Indian firing at LoC

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09 Jan, 2019 8:54 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A woman was martyred and another injured when Indian army resorted to unprovoked firing at the Line of Control (LoC) in Shahkot Sector targeting civil population on Wednesday.

According to the tweet of Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the Indian forces as usual deliberately targeted civilian population, resultantly a woman martyred while another sustained injuries.

The ISPR DG said that Indian Army continued nonprofessional conduct. Besides atrocities in IOK, violating ceasefire targeted civil population in Shahkot sector across LOC.

“Such acts can’t suppress indigenous freedom struggle of brave Kashmiris in IOK,” ISPR DG Major General Asif Ghafoor said.

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Pakistan Army troops responded effectively to those posts targeting civil population. Ceasefire violations along the LOC are on the rise yet again.

Firing continued near Line of Control since morning, however, Pakistan Army responded befittingly and targeted Indian Army’s positions from where firing was being generated.

In 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 330 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, resulting in the martyrdom of 14 innocent civilians and injuries to 65 others.

This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed more than 1970 ceasefire violations.

AJK president, prime minister strongly condemns Indian firing

AJK President Sardar Masood Khan and Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan have strongly condemned Indian firing and said Indian army continuously violating ceasefire arrangement.

They said India wants to push civil population back from LOC but our valiant people will not be intimidated by such cowardice acts.

They lauded Pakistan army for protecting civilian population from Indian aggression.

The Foreign Office on Monday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh over the killing of a civilian in unprovoked firing by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).

FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal condemned the ceasefire violations and indiscriminate firing carried out by the Indian occupation forces in the Bagsar Sector. The unprovoked firing resulted in the death of a 26-year-old, Azeem, while a woman was injured.




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