RAWALPINDI: Indian Army once again committed a ceasefire violation at the Line of Control (LoC), targeting a United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) vehicle in Khanjar Sector, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.
According to ISPR, the vehicle was carrying UNMOGIP Officers Major Emmanual of Philippine and Major Mirko of Croatia on a visit to LoC with UNMOGIP blue flag hoisted as per procedure.
Indian Army targets UNMOGIP vehicle at LoC: ISPR https://t.co/nkNUOI87TQ
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Both officers remained safe as they were not inside the vehicle at the time, and were now back at their location, the statement added.
Army denied the Indian Army’s claims of destroying Pakistani posts along the LoC. Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a tweet: “Indian claims of destroying Pakistani post along LoC in Naushera Sector and firing by Pakistan Army on civilians across LoC are false.”
Indian army had claimed it had fired and damaged Pakistani posts along the LoC.
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit also denied the attack in Naushera sector and said he had not received any such report.