Four killed as India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC

Pakistan       by Mahmood Idrees | Published

Pakistan by Mahmood Idrees | Published

Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with the Indian High Commission over the repeated incidents of ceasefire violations as two more civilians, including a woman, were martyred by unprovoked firing by the Indian security forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday. The MEA stated that such deliberate actions were against all established humanitarian norms and practices.

Indian forces committed ceasefire violation along the Working Boundary in Sialkot's Charprar sector, leaving two Pakistani women dead and injuring five others, reported Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops shelled villages and border posts for a third day Friday.

"The number of casualties at worldwide border has also risen due to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by the Indian forces". Cross-border fire frequently results in the deaths of civilians and soldiers on both sides. It also asked India to allow the U.N. Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan to play its mandated role in accordance with Security Council resolutions.

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The heavily militarised LoC as well as Working Boundary have been witnessing frequent skirmishes and artillery duels, in a serious breach of a ceasefire agreement signed by both armies in November 2003.

Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said the latest ceasefire violation occurred in Nikial Sector across the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Jan 20-21.

India's foreign ministry condemned what it called "continued and unprecedented cease-fire violation by Pakistan, which has caused loss of lives and properties". Pakistan had, however, strongly rejected the claim.

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