Pak condemns LoC violations by India

Islamabad: Pakistan Tuesday condemned ceasefire violation at Line of Control (LoC).  The statement said that Pakistan summoned the Indian Acting Deputy HC and condemned the unprovoked violations of LoC. Asia Bibi, while others civilians including two women and three children sustained splinter injuries on Monday fire at LoC in Atmuqam, Shahkot Sector.  The foreign office said Indian forces along the Line of Control and the Working boundary are continuously targeting civilian populated areas with heavy weapons. In 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 2358 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary, resulting in the martyrdom of 26 civilians, while injuring 158 others, a statement said. “This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed 1970 ceasefire violations.” FO Spokesperson, Dr Mohammed Faisal said, “the deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity, international human rights and humanitarian laws”. “The ceasefire violations by India are a threat to regional peace and security and may lead to a strategic miscalculation.” He urged that the Indian side should permit UN in India and Pakistan to play its mandated role as per the UN resolutions.