KOTLI: Indian Border Security Forces violated ceasefire in Azad Kashmir along the Line of Control and martyred three civilians on Tuesday in unprovoked firing, said ISPR.
A woman and her daughter were martyred in mortar attack in Mandhol. ISPR said that Indian BSF carried out unprovoked firing in Khoi Ratta, which martyred a civilian.
Unprovoked firing from the Indian side continued on Tatta Pani, Batal and Nakial sectors too, ISPR added. Pakistan befittingly responded to the unprovoked firing.
Pakistan lodged protest with UN observer group over the deaths of civilians.
Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner over LoC, Working Boundary violation
The foreign office today summoned Indian High Commissioner JP Singh and registered strong protest over its continued violation of the Line of Control and Working Boundary ceasefire agreement.
Indian forces yet again resorted to unprovoked firing at the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Last week Indian forces yet again violated the LoC as they targeted civil population. Four civilians in Nakial sector were martyred while six others were seriously injured due to the firing.
Tensions have flared between the two nuclear armed states after the killing of a Kashmiri separatist Burhani Wani by Indian forces in July. The occupied valley has been under the grip of a curfew and protests have been dispersed by pellet firing which have rendered scores of people blind.
Pakistan has protested the continued violation of human rights by Indian troops at various international forums including the United Nations.
India has retaliated by continued unprovoked firing at the Working Boundary and Line of Control.