India’s Deputy High Commissioner has been summoned over the civilian killing along LoC by Pakistan.
Pakistan has summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner on Friday for unprovoked firing and ceasefire violation and lodged a protest over killing of three civilians of Pakistan in alleged firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control.
This is the second summon sent to JP Singh to appear in the Pakistan’s foreign office in a months time.
According to the sources the Pakistan has summoned J P Singh, the Deputy High Commissioner of India was summoned to the Foreign Office alleging that ”intentional targeting of innocent civilians is high condemnable.”
It was learnt that director general of (South Asia) Mr Mohammad Faisal has sent the summons.
The deputy envoy was summoned on a day when Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Poonch injuring a person for the fourth consecutive day by unprovoked firing and mortar shelling on forward posts along the Line of Control.
The continuous ceasefire violations along the line of control in the recent times has been increased seriously. Taking a note of this a Pakistani delegation and BSF held talks in the last week to focus on the steps to reduce the ceasefire violations and decided to device new strategies to put a check to ceasefire violation.
Meanwhile on Friday the Pakistan navy targeted two Indian boats by resorting to firing. According to the sources the Pakistan marine opened fire at a Indian boat at Gujarat coast near Dwarka.
It was learnt that Indian fishing boat named Prem Sagar was targeted by Pakistan Marines in which a fisherman identified as Iqbal Abdul Bhatti was killed. Bhatti was a native of Okha in Gujarat’s Dwarka district.