ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday summoned the Indian Deputy Excessive Commissioner J P Singh to the Overseas Workplace to protest towards the Indian forces’ current ‘unprovoked’ ceasefire violations of the Line of Management (LoC) within the Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s (AJK) Chirikot Sector.
The firing incident that happened on September 2 resulted within the demise of an eight-yr-previous woman, Momina, at village Polas. On that day, Indian forces additionally focused Kakuta and Nullah villages alongside the LoC.
The Overseas Workplace stated the deliberate concentrating on of civilians was certainly deplorable and opposite to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian legal guidelines. “Regardless of requires restraint, India continues to bask in ceasefire violations,” added an FO assertion issued on Monday.
It urged the Indian aspect to respect the 2003 ceasefire deal, examine into this and different incidents of ceasefire violations and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit.
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The FO additionally referred to as upon India to take care of peace on the LoC and allow the UN Army Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to play its mandated position as per the UN Safety Council resolutions.
In 2017 so far, Indian forces have carried out greater than seven hundred ceasefire violations alongside the LoC and the Working Boundary, ensuing within the dying of 30 civilians and accidents to 113. In 2016, a complete of 382 ceasefire violations had taken place.
Two extra killed in Indian Occupied Kashmir
Indian forces on Monday killed two extra individuals in alleged gun battle, whereas a manhunt was beneath approach for extra militants within the disputed Himalayan territory.
In accordance with AFP troopers and particular counterinsurgency police forces surrounded a neighbourhood in Sopore, forty five kilometres from Srinagar, after receiving a tip-off that armed militants have been hiding there, triggering a firefight.
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“Two militants killed in an encounter with police,” police stated in a press release, including that a search was on for others suspected of being holed up within the space.
In current months, the Indian military has stepped up its hunt for freedom fighters within the Kashmir valley after deploying hundreds of further troops for an offensive dubbed “Operation Allout”. No less than one hundred forty suspected militants have been killed because the starting of the yr.
The newest gun battle got here two days after Indian troops shot lifeless a suspected militant in southern Kulgam city, hours after militants individually ambushed a police bus in Srinagar, killing one officer and wounding seven. [WITH ADDITIONAL INPUT FROM AGENCIES]
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